Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Battling persistent unwanted thoughts and senselessly repeated actions

We all use the words "obsessive" and "compulsive" loosely to describe people who worry too much, spend too much time on details, or become deeply immersed in a single activity to the exclusion of everything else. And many of us have superstitious habits or perfectionistic scruples that we know are unreasonable.

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