Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is defined as irrational fears or repeated thoughts that drive an individual to engage in repetitive behaviors. This Disorder is thought to affect over 2.2 million adults, or 1.0% of the U.S. population. OCD is on a spectrum and can affect people in multiple different ways. Some people are unable to get out of the house or manage normal activities. Other individuals may appear to be coping with day-to-day life while still suffering a huge amount of distress from obsessive thoughts. Below are some more resources that may help.
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- How the Coronavirus Affects People with Health Anxiety
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- Psychology Around the Net: February 8, 2020
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- Psychology Around the Net: December 14, 2019
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