Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Paul Nestadt, M.D., Gerald Nestadt, M.D., M.P.H.
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DEFINITION

Common, treatable disorder characterized by the presence of obsessions and/or compulsions that result in substantial disability and distress on a daily basis.

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Last updated: December 5, 2014