Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Analysis

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There are also Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder related disorders such as; Hoarding, Excoriation, Trichotillomania, and Body Dysmorphic. Hoarding involves compulsive collecting, poor organizations skills, and difficulty discarding. They also have cognitive defects such as information-processing speed, decision making, and prostration. Individuals who suffer with Hoarding disorder begin to feel overcome with uncertainty when throwing items away. It continues to increase to the point that they can’t even throw away a newspaper. Which causes their house to become cluttered with all the materials that the continue to collect. Excoriation disorder is a particular compulsion, were an individual has the urge to pick at their skin sometime to the point of injury. …show more content…
Individuals who suffer with this disorder also have difficulties with infections and complication with their injuries healing. Trichotillomania is a like a compulsive disorder that cause an individual to constantly pull at their hair on their body. It can escalate to the point that they can become bald or have patches of baldness. These individuals will also go to great length to disguises these bald patches. Body Dysmorphic disorder causes distressing preoccupations with images or slight flaws in an individual’s physical appearance. They cannot stop thinking about their appearance, comparing their appearances to others. According to the Science of Psychology Book; “men and women, this disorder can involve maladaptive behaviors such as compulsive exercise and bodybuilding and repeated cosmetic surgery” (Hill