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Reducing Your Risk of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

There are currently no guidelines for reducing your risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) because there is not a clear cause. Early diagnosis and treatment can reduce how much the personality traits interfere with your life.

Revision Information

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated June 13, 2016. Accessed June 15, 2016.

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). National Institute of Mental Health website. Available at: Updated January 2016. Accessed June 15, 2016.

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