obsessional


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characterized by or constituting an obsession

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An advanced version of the instrument, the Inferential Confusion Questionnaire-Expanded Version, offers a more comprehensive assessment of a tendency to make systematic reasoning errors that could give rise to the obsessional inference (26).
We become obsessional and can think only of the object of our affection," Whalley says.
Fans of One Direction, or Directioners, are notoriously obsessional about the boyband that shot to fame on the X Factor in 2010.
To date only a few studies have investigated guilt in the context of obsessional phenomena.
GET YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER C4 8pm Abigail Ahern attempts to get more obsessional hoarders to part with their goods and smarten up their acts during a home makeover.
Our motives are driven by a variety of reasons, he maintains, but once we're converted and become used to aches and pains, it can become obsessional.
It remains a very serious matter of pursuing an obsessional and quite unjustifiable vendetta against a former work colleague" the judge told him.
One answer might be that for the last couple of decades the competition authorities have focused on the bus industry, almost to an obsessional level.
The judge said: "He was experiencing obsessional views about the man he believed was making advances towards his wife.
She examines each area in which these individuals are different, such as memory, attention, understanding, everyday tasks, language and conversation, social rules and relationships, ways they cope with change and anxiety, and obsessional interests, and the problems that arise and how to provide support.
In studying bureaucracy, I have concluded that the underlying pathogen was the obsessional character type whose quest for completeness and yearning to banish ambiguity has proven increasingly troublesome as the Information Age progresses.
Today's computer has magnified the problem, becoming the all-purpose "Swiss Army knife" of the obsessional character.
Paltrow said: "I kinda find her heart-breaking cos she's just made some really bad choices and she's not a bad person, but she's completely caught in this obsessional loop with her married boyfriend.
Joining him on the team are Emily Prentiss (Paget Brewster), the daughter of a high-powered diplomat who recently joined the team and must prove her worth to Hotchner and Special Agent Derek Morgan (Shemar Moore), an expert on obsessional crimes; Special Agent Dr.
Mr Shorrock said: "Egg collection is the exception in wildlife crime in that it is not motivated by financial gain but by obsessional behaviour.