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Mr. Monk and his OCD

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Abbie S

on 26 May 2013

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Transcript of Mr. Monk and his OCD

Mr. Monk, Possible reasons for having
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Bad Family Adrian Monk grew up in a rougher household.
His parents were hard on him.
Would also explain why his brother is similar with OCD issues. Coping Mechanism Monk's wife Trudy died in a car explosion. This likely intensified his compulsions such as cleaning and his obsession with his wife Trudy. Examples of Obsessions Examples of Concept Phobias Disorder
Fear itself Mr. Monk has over 103 phobias
(showing an obsession with having phobias)
Some are:
Hodophobia: Fear of road travel
Haphephobia: Fear of being touched
Graphophobia: Fear of writing or handwriting
Geliophobia: Fear of laughter.
Geniophobia: Fear of chins
Enetophobia: Fear of pins.
Lutraphobia: Fear of otters.
Mycrophobia: Fear of small things.
Phronemophobia: Fear of thinking.
Sesquipedalophobia: Fear of long words
Soceraphobia: Fear of parents-in-law. He became very obsessed with his wife Trudy, she died, both her and her case. He often would see her and talk to her pictures. OCD does not Have much to do with phobias necessarily, but this is quite an impressive list. Examples of Compulsions Monk's best know compulsion is cleaning.
He cleans all the time, even if something is not his. Monk also loves to organize things with his own preferences. He likes things to be in squares, at equal distances, with an even amount of that object. Organizing Example: His Home Numbers: He has an obsession with numbers and the amount of numbers. His personal favorites are ten and one hundred. He actually wanted to retire from being a detective after he solved his 100th case. He chose to keep going though because he counted them and realized he solved 101. And that, is an example of a man with OCD Touching Things Monk feels the need to touch things with one finger. He becomes very distraught if he does not.
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