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Obsessive compulsive neurosis

Introduction: Obsessive compulsive neurosis

Description of Obsessive compulsive neurosis

Obsessive compulsive neurosis (medical condition): Behavioral disorder with obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts....more »

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder:
  »Introduction: Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  »Symptoms of Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  »Causes of Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  »Treatments for Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Obsessive compulsive neurosis: Related Topics

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Obsessive compulsive neurosis as a Disease

Obsessive compulsive neurosis: Another name for Obsessive-compulsive disorder (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  »Symptoms of Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  »Causes of Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  »Treatments for Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Obsessive compulsive neurosis: Related Diseases

Obsessive compulsive neurosis: Obsessive compulsive neurosis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Obsessive compulsive neurosis

Some of the causes of Obsessive compulsive neurosis are included in the list below:

  • The exact cause is still unable to be fully determined but the two main theories are:
  • Biological factors - anomalies in the brain structure. This theory is supported by the fact that brain surgery can alleviate some cases.
  • Serotonin theory - low levels of serotonin. This theory is supported by the fact that the use of medications to increase serotonin levels (SSRI's) can alleviate symptoms in OCD sufferers.
  • The reality may well be that there is more than one cause and this coupled with environmental factors can trigger OCD
  • More than half of patients suffer OCD as a life-long chronic condition with periods of exacerbation and improvement

Symptoms of Obsessive compulsive neurosis (Obsessive-compulsive disorder)

Some of the symptoms of Obsessive compulsive neurosis incude:

Treatments for Obsessive compulsive neurosis (Obsessive-compulsive disorder)

Treatments for Obsessive compulsive neurosis (Obsessive-compulsive disorder) include:

Treatment of Obsessive compulsive neurosis: For more treatment information about Obsessive compulsive neurosis, see treatment of Obsessive-compulsive disorder (Obsessive compulsive neurosis)

Obsessive compulsive neurosis: Article Excerpts about Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, involves anxious thoughts or rituals you feel you can't control. If... (Source: excerpt from Anxiety Disorders: NIMH)

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