"Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, persistent obsessions or compulsions. Obsessions are the intrusive ideas, thoughts, or images that are experienced as senseless or repugnant. Compulsions are repetitive and seemingly purposeful behavior which the individual generally recognizes as senseless and from which the individual does not derive pleasure although it may provide a release from tension.
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive
- Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
- Neurosis, Obsessive-Compulsive
- Neuroses, Obsessive-Compulsive
- Neurosis, Obsessive Compulsive
- Obsessive-Compulsive Neuroses
- Obsessive-Compulsive Neurosis
- Anankastic Personality
- Anankastic Personalities
- Personalities, Anankastic
- Personality, Anankastic
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