Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) – causes, symptoms & pathology

What is obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)? OCD’s a condition where somebody has intrusive and anxiety-inducing thoughts called obsessions, that often compel them to carry out actions in order to reduce the anxiety—called compulsions. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video explores the definition of OCD, criteria for diagnosis, and treatments.

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Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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