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OCD during COVID-19

Affecting approximately 1 in 100 individuals[1], obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by obsessions (intrusive thoughts, images, impulses, ideas, or doubts) and compulsions (behavioural/mental actions or avoidance aimed at reducing discomfort or preventing a bad outcome from happening). COVID-19 has added a new level of stress to daily living, increasing vulnerability for obsessional thinking, and […]

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