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Compulsions: Introduction

Compulsions: an irrestible impulse to perform a particular action. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Compulsions, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Compulsions:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Compulsions. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Compulsions

Home Diagnostic Testing and Compulsions

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Causes of Types of Compulsions:

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Compulsions: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Compulsions, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Compulsions Treatments

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Compulsions: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Compulsions may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Compulsions

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Compulsions: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Compulsions

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous breakdown" and more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders may worsen more »

Compulsions: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Compulsions

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Compulsions: Related Rare Diseases

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Compulsions: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Compulsions

The list below shows some of the causes of Compulsions mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Compulsions?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Compulsions. Of the 7 causes of Compulsions that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Compulsions:

The following list of conditions have 'Compulsions' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Classifications of Compulsions:

Medical Conditions associated with Compulsions:

Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes)

Symptoms related to Compulsions:

Obsessive compulsive disoder

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