Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Abigail KT Zaizai; Jaya Gawai; Sr. Tessy; Pooja Kasturkar; Manoj Patil

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 2660-2665

Abstract: Introduction: Obsessive compulsive disorder is a disorder in which an individual
experienced unwanted thoughts, like the insistency of words or ideas perceived by the
patient to be inappropriate or nonsensical. It is an obsessive urge or idea changed the
personality of people. The lifetime prevalence of OCD in India is about 2-3% which means
that at least two to three people out of hundred are suffering from this illness.
Case Presentation: A case of Obsessive compulsive disorder is found in a 47 years old man
from Nalwadi, Wardha. He has a symptoms like over disciplined, perfectionist, overly
maintaining self-hygiene. All these symptoms started 2 years back and the intensity has
increased. The purpose of this study is to be aware of what Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
is and aware that it is an illness that can be treated.
Conclusion: In the study, we mainly focused on OCD and how it affects people’s mental