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August 13, 2019

Over Compulsive Disorder | Do My Homework

Definition OCD is a condition of the mind being unable to free itself from repetitive and overwhelming ideas, imaginations, thoughts and impulses. The thoughts and images could be about reality or the dream world. The person if older than a child could already be aware of the disorder and try to stop these obsessive images by generating new ideas and thoughts to override the initial ones. Compulsions refer to the actions the disorder may compel the patient to do like repetitive behavior (such as speaking quietly to own self, clapping- which may not be rationale). It consumes part of the person’s time each while also interfering with every day activities (Alloy et al, 2006). Persons suffering OCD may have perfectionists-kind of behavior and may appear tapped with routine or achieving high productivity. History of Over Compulsive Disorder The impulse of OCD can be trailed back to the 1400s when everything that existed was linked to superstitious notions. Obsessions and compulsions were mentioned by John Climacus (6th century) and also in the notes of Plutarch (1st century). During the European Renaissance period marked between 14th and 16th centuries there was an enlightment so that people were beginning to find explanations that […]