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- Characterized by obsessions or compulsions.
- The obsessions and compulsions are time consuming and cause significant distress and impairment

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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- Preoccupation with one or more perceived defects in appearance
- Performedbrepetitive behaviors or mental acts (e.g., mirror checking, seeking reassurance, or excessive grooming) in response.
- The preoccupation with appearance can interfere with many aspects of occupational and social
functioning.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

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- Persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value.
- Perceived need to save items and Distress associated with discarding.
- The symptoms result in the accumulation of a large number of possessions that clutter active
living spaces to the extent that their intended use is compromised unless others intervene.

Hoarding disorder

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- Recurrent pulling out of one’s hair, resulting in hair loss.
- Repeated attempts to decrease or stop hair pulling.
- Functional impairment and significant distress

Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder)

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- Recurrent skin picking resulting in skin lesions.
- Repeated attempts to decrease or stop skin picking.
- Functional impairment and significant distress

Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder

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Intrusive and recurring thoughts, images, or impulses that are persistent and uncontrollable

Obsessions

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Repetitive, clearly excessive behaviors or mental acts that the person feels driven to perform to reduce the anxiety caused by obsessive thoughts or to prevent some calamity from occurring.

Compulsions

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Examples of this are:
- Pursuing cleanliness and orderliness, sometimes through elaborate rituals
- Performing repetitive, magically protective acts, such as counting or touching a body part
- Repetitive checking to ensure that certain acts are carried out.

Compulsions