Questions And Answers On Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Can Obsessive Compulsive Disorder be treated?.

A.OCD can be treated through medications and behavior therapy.

B.No it cannot be treated.

C.No sure.

D.B and C is correct.

2.What are some common symptoms of OCD?.

A. Repetitive acts as a means of reducing anxiety or tension. Repeatedly checking things several times before feeling comfortable to go out or go to sleep. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is made up of two main symptoms known as Obsession and Compulsion.

B.Careless behavior.

C.Not sure.

D.B and C are wrong.

3.What is the difference between an obsession and a compulsion?.

A.Obsession can be defined as irrational, constant thoughts that leads or results in anxiety while Compulsion are constant repetitive actions to reduce anxiety. It is like a rituals washing hands several times to make sure that there is no infection.

B.There is no difference.

C.They are the same.

D.B and C are wrong.

4.True or False Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is the same as Panic Disorder.



5.Can Obsessive Compulsive Disorder go away by itself?.

A.It is very important to seek professional help because OCD will not go away by itself. Symptoms may decrease with time.OCD is a chronic disease and effective treatments are readily available. Talk to your health care provider.

B.Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can go away. C.Who knows if it will disappear.

D.A and C are correct.

6. Is OCD commonly detected and diagnosed?.

A.OCD is not commonly diagnosed rather it is misdiagnosed or underdiagnosed.

B.It is commonly diagnosed.

B.Not sure.

7.Can heredity be a factor in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?.

A.Heredity is a strong factor. If you have OCD there is more likely chance that an immediate family member has OCD. It is a chemical imbalance of the brain. People with brain injuries might develop OCD. It can strike anyone from any social or ethnic background, females or males. The symptoms of OCD will begin during the teenage years.

8.What is the link between OCD and Serotonin?.

A.Serotonin is a transmitter that helps nerve cells to communicate with one another. Most Clinical researchers have connected certain brain regions in OCD with brain chemical called Serotonin.

B.More research are needed.

C.A or B.

D.There are no evidence.

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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