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Purely Obsessional Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is also called Pure Obsessional OCD, Pure O, Primarily Obsessional OCD or OCD withot overt compulsions. It is a disorder with lesser symptoms same with that of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Individuals diagnosed with purely Obsessional OCD do not have too much compulsions compared to those patients experience when identified to have an OCD. Though habits and thoughts like those of OCD may occur, they are mostly in the form of too much mental meditation.

There are similarities and differences between Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Purely Obsessional OCD. Thought there are several differences, patients of both disorder experience and suffer disturbing intrusive thoughts or obsessions and compulsions. Unwanted or inappropriate thoughts and images may enter the patient’s mind that may cause disturbance on them and that may be unethical to their school life or career life or in any other situations.

Individuals with out Purely Obsessional OCD may automatically respond or rationalize intrusive thoughts or and compulsions having normal brain activities. On the other hand, individuals diagnosed with the latter disorder will respond to philosophical situations by a great attempt to avoid the thought or not to have them any more.

Individuals with Pure O may ask themselves from time to time if they really have the capacity to do things or is there really a probability that things may occur, and if it is the real them. They have the fear though they know that there is no reason for feeling it that may cause them stress. And they will later end up in having they fierce cycle of the brain trying to be reassured and to acquire a clear answer for all their questions.

Common intrusive thoughts or obsessions of the disorder include having excessive concern on somebody’s welfare that may give them guilt believing that they have hurt somebody or may have hurt them. They may also experience identity crisis. Individuals having Purely Obsessional OCD may have a problem on their sexual orientation. They may often times asked their selves if are they gay or are they straight with their gender. They may also have impulses or obsessions on religious concerns or sacrilegious patterns. They may also have difficulty on trusting medical explanations and results. At the same time they have a fear in touching things thinking that they have been touched by individuals diagnosed with any other disease that are contagious. This is how OCD works.


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