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Reducing Your Risk of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

The cause of OCD is not a clear so steps to prevent it are not clear either. Early diagnosis and treatment can lower the impact on your life.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:https://www.dynamed.com/condition/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd. Accessed January 13, 2020.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). National Institute of Mental Health website. Available at: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/index.shtml. Accessed January 13, 2020.

Last reviewed May 2020 by Adrian Preda, MD  Last Updated: 7/29/2020