Flashcards in 3.5 Psychopathology - OCD Characteristics Deck (8):
What is OCD?
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - A disorder that effects people differently but usually involves a particular pattern of thoughts and behaviours
What Behavioural Characteristics do OCD Sufferers show?
What Emotional Characteristics do OCD Sufferers show?
. Disgust or Guilt
What Cognitive Characteristics do OCD Sufferers show?
. Obsessive, recurring thoughts
. Excessive Anxiety
. Intrusive Thoughts e.g dark thoughts
What is a Compulsion?
A behaviour, something you do
What type of Characteristic is a Compulsion?
What is an Obsession?
A cognition as in a thought that can be intrusive and reoccurring