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The common taboo of OCD is that it is so casually used by many of us to simply explain that we’re a tidy person or might just pay extra attention to detail… When in reality, OCD can be extremely overwhelming and hard-to-control and should not be compared with the above. It can leave sufferers feeling restless and unsatisfied 24/7. It is estimated that OCD occurs in around 1.1% of the general population in the UK.  which is around 72,600 people living with OCD in varied forms.
- Contamination & Washing
- Unacceptable Taboo Thoughts & Mental Rituals
- Just Right OCD: Symmetry, Arranging, & Counting
- Doubt About Accidental Harm & Checking
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Research undertaken by Columbia University and the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York has shown evidence of the anti-anxiety effect medicinal cannabis has on OCD sufferers. Modulation of the metabolic enzymes also linked to a decreased responsiveness to stress and the facilitation of fear extinction. In relation to repetitive behaviour. 
The present global public health crisis around coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a number of additional worries for those affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  A Priory expert has urged sufferers of OCD to have a plan in place to help cope with symptoms that may be triggered by news coverage of COVID-19. 
It has become apparent now that as a nation we must look after our mental, as well as our physical health in order to help combat the virus. It has been a stressful and overwhelming time for many of us which has exacerbated OCD for many people. Anxiety and stress can affect our entire anatomy. This includes your cardiovascular, endocrine, musculoskeletal, nervous, reproductive, and respiratory systems. 
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