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Old May 5th, 2006, 08:56 PM  
6XxRazorBla6deKissesxX6
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Default Re: Checklist of Common OCD Symptoms

Symptom: Excessive concerns about dirt, germs, contaminants
Symptom: Need to align objects just so
Symptom: Fear of losing something or discarding something
Symptom: Sexual thoughts that one views as inappropriate/unacceptable
Symptom: Repeating routine activities for no logical reason
Symptom: Rewording or rewriting words or phrases
Symptom: Unfounded fears that one has failed to do some routine task
Symptom: Fear of having caused some fatal tragedy
Symptom: Repeated intruding images of violence
Symptom: Rituals involving food
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 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: Pathological slowness in carrying out even the most routine activities
Symptom: Asking over and over for reassurance
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: The need to touch, tap or rub certain objects repeatedly
Symptom: Counting compulsions

I still don't think I have it but a lot of my friends swear I do. One of my friends freaks out on my a lot because I do things several times. I have friends with OCD too. They say I have it but I don't know. What do you guys think?

-Kashia

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