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Old February 16th, 2009, 01:47 PM  
ConnieReid-xx
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Join Date: August 11, 2008
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Default Re: Checklist of Common OCD Symptoms

Symptom: Unfounded fears of contracting a dreadful illness
Symptom: Feelings of revulsion about bodily waste and secretions
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: Stashing away useless trash
Symptom: Fear of losing something or discarding something
Symptom: Sexual thoughts that one views as inappropriate/unacceptable
Symptom: Repeating questions over and over
Symptom: Rewording or rewriting words or phrases
Symptom: Unfounded fears that one has failed to do some routine task
Symptom: Excessive concerens about morality and right or wrong
Symptom: Fear of having caused some fatal tragedy
Symptom: Repeated intruding images of violence
Symptom: The irrational fear of having hurt someone
Symptom: Preoccupation with foods or food measurements
Symptom: Rituals involving food
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: 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: Inspecting houshold trash in case some valuable item has been thrown out
Symptom: Accumulating useless objects
Symptom: Repeatedly checking to see if a door is locked or an appliance is turned off
Symptom: Checking to make certain one has not harmed someone
Symptom: Checking associated with bodily obsessions
Symptom: Pathological slowness in carrying out even the most routine activities
Symptom: Asking over and over for reassurance
Symptom: A feeling of dread if some arbitrary act is not performed
Symptom: The need to ask, tell or confess
Symptom: Counting compulsions
Symptom: Excessive list making

hmm, one thinks that i could have OCD
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