Intrusive repetitive thoughts are persistently stuck thoughts, images, and ideas in the mind. There are a few common ones: sexual, negative, hallucinatory, suicidal, and violent ideas. Such notions are common since they can be situational. When they do not disappear over time, they become a source of concern. Hallucinatory intrusive thoughts are linked to mental diseases like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Intrusive, repetitive thoughts are temporary, but they require medical attention if they persist or interfere with daily life.
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