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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): An Insight

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness as per the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-V. People who have OCD often report feeling deep shame about their behaviours and compulsions. These feelings of shame can exacerbate the problem.

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OCD has been recognised as the fourth most common psychiatric disorder in Australia, following phobias, substance abuse and major depression.

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Kim Kello
11 Oct 2021
This is a great overview - it is a shame that it takes a little longer than documented. The time also doesn't include pod cast. But overall great overview.
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Leigh Gleeson
11 Mar 2022
Good summary witt links to more information. The podcast attached is phenomenal and whilst an hour plus long I strongly recommend listening to it.
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narelle windle
09 Dec 2020
interesting article with good references
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Maria Bejenia
27 Nov 2019
Excellent
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Kathleen Loh
02 Nov 2021
Wonderful read and information to help
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Christine Driver
28 May 2020
Ā lovely succinct article on OCD
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Sharon lawson
21 Jan 2020
Excellent to the point information regarding OCD.
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Camille-ivory guzman
29 Nov 2019
Thank you Ausmed, please keep them coming.
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Brooke Gibson
01 Mar 2022
It was a good article to reference
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Gregory Lye
01 Dec 2019
Basic understanding of OCD in the community, general knowledge was gained.
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