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Old August 25th, 2010, 06:47 PM  
LiTTleBrok3nDolly
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Default Re: Checklist of Common OCD Symptoms

Symptom: Excessive concerns about dirt, germs, contaminants
Symptom: Obsessions about one's body
Symptom: Abnormal concerns about sticky substances or residues
Symptom: Need to align objects just so
Symptom: Abnormal concerns about the neatness of one's personal appearance/environment
Symptom: Fear of losing something or discarding something
Symptom: Fear of molesting a child, despite no desire to do so
Symptom: Rewording or rewriting words or phrases
Symptom: Unfounded fears that one has failed to do some routine task
Symptom: The fear of acting out a violent thought
Symptom: Irrational fears that some foods are bad or must be avoided
Symptom: Being overly concerned about one's weight
Symptom: Belief that certain numbers are lucky or unlucky
Symptom: Excessive, ritualized hand-washing, showering, bathing, or tooth-brushing
Symptom: The feeling that household items are contaminated
Symptom: The need for symmetry and total order in one's environment
Symptom: The need to keep doing something until one gets it just right
Symptom: Accumulating useless objects
Symptom: Repeatedly checking to see if a door is locked or an appliance is turned off
Symptom: Checking and rechecking for mistakes
Symptom: Behaviors based on superstitious beliefs
Symptom: A feeling of dread if some arbitrary act is not performed
Symptom: The need to ask, tell or confess
Symptom: Excessive list making
Comments: taking showers at a certain time at night every other day exactly. Obsessively fiddling with my hair to make it perfect. Obsessively doing laundry until i feel they are clean enough.

The winter land is black and white, just how i feel on the inside
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