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.
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.
narelle windle
09 Dec 2020
interesting article with good references
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Maria Bejenia
27 Nov 2019
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Kathleen Loh
02 Nov 2021
Wonderful read and information to help
Christine Driver
28 May 2020
Ā lovely succinct article on OCD
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.
Brooke Gibson
01 Mar 2022
It was a good article to reference
Gregory Lye
01 Dec 2019
Basic understanding of OCD in the community, general knowledge was gained.
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