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    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is. This topic was chosen because of the lack of knowledge and misconception on OCD to the public eye. Many people think this is a disorder of excessive cleaning, but that is incorrect. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a complex disorder with three main parts to understand it: symptoms of OCD, treatments of OCD, and what causes OCD. These findings that we will discuss are significant because of what was previously stated, there is a lack of knowledge and misconception on OCD. Methodology Page Chose the topic Researched articles and other reports done by professionals Read other students research papers (college reports) Viewed scenarios…

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    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a condition of excessive intrusive thoughts, called obsessions, that lead to repetitive behaviors or rituals, called compulsions, to soothe the brain. This condition makes people's brains feel overwhelmed or out of “control” of a simple worry, so it causes them to have irrational behaviors to calm this worry down. OCD obsessions usually occurs around themes such as doing well in school, excelling at athletics, job related matters, self appearance, keeping things…

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    Josh Williams Case Study

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    Anxiety, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder have been part of Josh’s life since he was 3 or 4 years old. Josh Williams is 39 years old now and he never knew life without any of his issues, it’s just the part of who he is. For many years, especially in adolescence, his life was unbearable. He thought about suicide on a daily basis, injured himself with razors, and even became agoraphobic. But, Josh managed somehow to see bright part of the life. He enjoys in shopping, movies and food.…

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is one of the most popular types of therapy when treating disorders such as anxiety, panic disorders, and most commonly, obsessive compulsive disorder. Cognitive behavioral therapy is defined as changing the disturbing thoughts of a person by identifying their feelings, beliefs, and behaviors in order to eventually change the behavior of the person (Courtois, 2009). Cognitive therapy treats…

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    Ocd Research Paper

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    ntroduction Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a fairly common illness, but it can be debilitating. This paper discusses OCD, its symptoms and treatment, and the view of it held by society in general. Discussion In regard to the last point, one thing comes to mind immediately. The protagonist of the hugely successful TV show Monk suffers from OCD. In the series, his condition is played for laughs, and Mr. Monk is shown as being able to not only live a successful life but…

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    neighbor’s black friend, “there’s Jews at my table,” along with another stereotypical comment about their “big noses,” and he even introduced his neighbor as “Simon the fag,” a homophobic slur. He gives little background information, except for saying that his dad used to hit him as a kid if he ever made a mistake while playing the piano, which may explain his behavior. Some of his stressors include disorganization,…

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    my room organized. I am so OCD.” Commonalities such as this one are frequently misused by many people - most of whom are people who do not even have Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or simply have not been educated about what the disorder actually is. OCD is oftentimes seen as simply a facet of every person’s personality that makes him or her desire to keep things clean or organized a certain way. Although a symptom of some people’s OCD can be related to organization, their compulsions tend to be…

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    Hoarding Disorders

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    Hoarding is accumulating a clutter of possessions that are of no use or value to the point that it disrupts an individual’s life and the lives of their family, friends, and neighbors. Commonly hoarded items are newspapers, magazines, bags, boxes, clothing, food and supplies. Compulsive hoarding interferes with the individual’s ability to make simple decisions concerning sanitation, working, eating, and sleeping. Signs of the onset of a hoarding disorder include avoiding the discarding of…

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    This paper explores “Treatment of Compulsive Hoarding: A Case Study” published by Lilit Pogosian in 2010. Pogosian claims that the subject, “Dee”, had a successful intervention using specific CBT strategies and individualized exposure and response prevention (ERP) specially targeted to treat the characteristic features of compulsive hoarding. The progress Dee makes during the study suggests that the treatment plan described provides better results and response to treatment in patients with…

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    result of your pat eating behavior. You have attended support groups, checked out online forum, only to come right back to where you started. Based on the most recent research findings, this book gives you innovative exercises and strategies to help you free yourself from your impulsive eating. Although its main focus is on any form of impulsive eating, including compulsive eating, overeating and emotional eating, the book could help with comorbid addiction behaviors including substance…

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