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(p. 12) Obsessions and Compulsions 

(p. 12) Obsessions and Compulsions
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(p. 12) Obsessions and Compulsions
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Allen H. Weg

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195383560.003.0001
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date: 31 May 2020

Chapter 1 provides a general overview of OCD and uses metaphors to describe and define obsessions and compulsions and to illustrate the role of doubting in many individuals’ experiences of OCD. The different ways that OCD can manifest are also explored.

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