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Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders

Obsessive-compulsive disorders are illnesses that cause obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are thoughts you can’t control that make you feel upset or anxious and compulsions (actions meant to help manage the anxiety you feel as a result of obsessions). This group include obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), body dysmorphic disorder, hoarding disorder, and other illnesses.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects about 1-2% of the…

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