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OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment

OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is when people have recurring, unwanted thoughts or sensations causing them to do something repetitively

 

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Symptoms of OCD include

 

  • Fear of contamination or dirt.
  • Doubting and having difficulty tolerating uncertainty.
  • Needing things orderly and symmetrical.
  • Aggressive or horrific thoughts about losing control and harming yourself or others.
  • Unwanted thoughts, including aggression, or sexual or religious subjects.

 

Common compulsive behaviors in OCD include:

 

  • Excessive double-checking of things, such as locks, appliances, and switches.
  • Repeatedly checking in on loved ones to make sure they're safe.
  • Counting, tapping, repeating certain words, or doing other senseless things to reduce anxiety.

 

Source: Wikipedia

 

Speaker

 

Choo Ting is a Senior Psychologist in the Department of Psychology at Sengkang General Hospital. She graduated with a Master of Clinical Psychology from Curtin University (Australia).

 

Choo Ting started her journey to become a Clinical Psychologist, with an intention of holding a safe space for individuals to share their unique stories, to walk alongside them as they make sense of their present challenges and their own existence.

 

You can either click the link to view the talk live on Eventbrite or use the Zoom link that will be emailed to you a few days before the talk.
 

 


Fee

Free

When

27 Nov 2021

Organised By:

National Library Board

Where

Online

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