Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is diagnosed when there are persistent intrusive thoughts and/or symptoms of irrational ritualistic behavior. A person must exhibit these symptoms for a large period of time over the course of at least two weeks. He or she cannot control or prevent their behavior. Psychiatrist and psychologists diagnoses OCD using the Obsession The Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale test.
What is OCD? Obsessive-compulsive disorder can be considered a disorder of brain and behavior involving obsessions (intrusive negative thoughts that won’t go away) and compulsions (the irresistible urge to behave in certain ways, often repeatedly). OCD is classified as an anxiety disorder. What Causes OCD? No one…