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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

obsessive compulsive disorder, obsessions, compulsions, rituals, rigid rules, postpartum, perfectionism, obsessive compulsive personality disorder, trichotillomania, compulsive gambling, eating disorders, dissociation, social phobia, schizotypal personality disorder, autism spectrum disorders, infections, genetic vulnerability, cognitive behavioral therapy, response prevention, exposure therapy, serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, computer-guided treatment, mindfulness therapies, triggers, support groups.

Author and Editor

Author: Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

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