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Synonyms for obsessive

Synonyms for obsessive

a person who has obsessions

characterized by or constituting an obsession

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Patients with severe physical illnesses, other psychiatric illnesses, current, past or family history of obsessive compulsive disorder and drug abuse were excluded.
Obsessive intrusive thoughts in non-clinical subjects.
The participants completed sleep diaries and daily ratings of perceived degree of control over obsessive thoughts and ritualised behaviours.
In the present study, the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS) was used to assess the severity of obsessive-compulsive symptoms of the patients.
I'm a very obsessive person, which I need to work on, but also it helps in my position to be a little obsessive because then I can really get things done and make sure it's perfect the way I want things to look or the video," she says.
Similar to Freud's conceptualisation of obsessive neurosis (1896), the warded-off impulses typically derail the flight to a 'model world' (p.
Poor insight has been reported in 15% to 36% of OCD patients (58,61,62,63) and is associated with early onset and long duration of illness, low response to treatment, more severe symptoms, a higher frequency of obsessive and compulsive hoarding, high level comorbidity of mental disorders such as depression, and generalized anxiety disorder (60,64,65,66,67).
Our results suggest that there is a relation between childhood traumas and obsessive-compulsive symptoms, or that dissociative symptoms are more associated with anxiety than obsessive symptoms, which prevents the increase of obsessive-compulsive symptoms.
Grounded in self-determination theory, obsessive passion for an activity has been associated with increased risky behaviour and rigid persistence, both symptomatic of dependence.
This article is extracted from my thesis under the title of "Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy in reducing the severity of symptoms, and improvement in functiona of patients with obsessive compulsive disorder".
Keywords: Obsessive compulsive disorder religiosity self- esteem guilt
I'm becoming very obsessive about cleanliness and I spend hours every night cleaning up and putting everything in order.
An algorithm for the pharmacologic treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder Psychopharmacology Bulletin 1996;31:487-490.