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Compulsive Thoughts

Compulsive thoughts or obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by a series of unnecessary thoughts or fears that result in compulsive, repetitive behaviors. It includes both obsessive and compulsive symptoms. Contamination, fear, uncertainty, unwanted thoughts, and wanting things in an orderly way are the obsessive symptoms. Compulsive symptoms are theme-based which includes washing, cleanliness, orderliness, strict routine, etc.

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I want to rid myself of unwanted thoughts. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a medical college student. My age is 20 and my weight is 83.7 lbs. I have obsessive compulsive disorder for a year. Also, before a year I suffered with deep distress. I cried and scolded myself. I always remember my beautiful past life. I liked to become a doctor in my first attempt,...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhijeet Deshmukh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, I congratulate you for entering into medical course and wish you a great life ahead. I think your main issue currently is unwanted thoughts in your mind. This can be a residual symptom of obsessive compulsive disorder. Last year, when the stress in life ...  Read Full »

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