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OCD PREZI

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Amanda Stern

on 22 January 2015

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Transcript of OCD PREZI

Statistics (US)

2.3% of the population between 18 and 54 suffer from OCD
In the U.S., approximately 3.3 million people have OCD, of which you have 0.3 to 1% of pediatric population and 2% of adult population.
⅓ to ½ of people suffering from OCD found that it was rooted in childhood for them
OCD will worsen due to stress, illness, or fatigue
1 in 200 at any time are suffering from OCD

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Possible causes
Biology : changes in your body’s natural chemistry
Environment : environmental factors such as infections
Family History : if your family has a history of OCD
Stressful Life Events may trigger OCD-like behaviors.


WORK CITED
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ocd/basics/symptoms/con-20027827

http://www.ocdonline.com/#!treatment/ca5o

http://iocdf.org/supportgroups/online-and-phone-ocd-support-groups/

http://www.charlotte-anxiety-and-depression-treatment.com/ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorderStatistics.html

http://understanding_ocd.tripod.com/ocd_facts_statistics.html

THANKS FOR WATCHING
OCD
by Amanda^2 (+Aurora)

Resources
Coping and Support: Learn about OCD. Join support groups. Remained focused on your goals and learn how to manage stress well.

International OCD Foundation : Online and Phone OCD Support Groups

"Edwards Rehabilitation Service" 12 miles away


Symptoms
The symptoms of OCD include both obsessions and compulsions
Treatments
Psychotherapy : gradually exposing someone with OCD to something they fear to help them get over their anxiety
Medications :
Clomipramine (Anafranil)
Fluvoxamine (Luvox CR)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)
Paroxetine (Paxil, Pexeva)
Sertraline (Zoloft)

Obsessions
Obsessions are repeated urges that cause distress or anxiety

Common Themes of obsessions:
Fear of contamination or dirt
Having things orderly and symmetrical
Aggressive thoughts about harming yourself or others
Compulsions
Compulsions are repetitive behaviors that one feels driven to perform. They are supposed to relieve the anxiety you feel, but often do not.
Common Themes:
Washing and cleaning
Counting
Demanding reassurances
Following a strict routine
Orderliness
WHAT IS OCD??????
OCD- Obsessive compulsive disorder

"unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions)"-Mayo Clinic
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