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Reducing Your Risk of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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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 daily life.

Revision Information

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T114503/Obsessive-compulsive-disorder-OCD. Updated June 13, 2016. Accessed January 13, 2017.

  • 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. Updated January 2016. Accessed January 13, 2017.