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Obsessive Compulsive Behaviours

 

Obsessive Compulsive Behaviours are the complex compulsions associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

 

OCD compulsions are made up of simple and complex compulsions.

 

Examples of simple compulsions are:

 - touching an object,

 - counting steps, and

 -  smelling fingers.

 

Examples of complex compulsions are:

 - looping or being stuck,

 - reassurance seeking,

 - negativism and chronic negativism,

 - ritualistic behaviours,

 - defensiveness,

 - perseveration, and

 - perfectionism. 

 

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