obsessive


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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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Students who reported more obsessive thought and compulsive behavior had registered for fewer credit hours.
That, in a nutshell, is the story of Borglum's life, as told by John Taliaferro in Great White Fathers: The Story of the Obsessive Quest to Create Mount Rushmore.
I am reluctant to maintain that the relatively sudden conjoining of obsessive and compulsive prompted the cultural construction either of serial or of copycat murder, but I do maintain that obsessive-compulsiveness was sufficiently powerful a mythopoetic figure that it could propel both well beyond Reagan's America.
Obsessive compulsive disorder in children and adolescents: The role of the school psychologist in identification, assessment, and treatment.
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.
by PTI Singer Miley Cyrus is a very obsessive person.
For centuries in Europe, satanic possession was believed to be the primary cause of obsessive thoughts, which could lead to compulsive behaviours and treatment involved the exorcism.
Freud (1896) considered the presence or absence of affect to distinguish two forms of obsessive neurosis.
According to the logistic regressions analyses, OCD patients with depression indicated more severe obsessive and compulsive symptoms than OCD patients without depression.
Do you have obsessive fans like the Hoff does in the series?
Dissociation is correlated more strongly with checking and obsessive intrusions than with cleaning, ordering, and hoarding (6).