Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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What is OCD? OCD stands for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a psychological disorder that makes an individual have a great deal of anxiety due to unwanted thoughts. The individual will try to reduce it by engaging in repetitive behaviors or compulsions. OCD is a part of an individual’s everyday life, so it is natural to have some obsessive thoughts. However, when it interferes with your every day lifestyle, then the individual knows that it’s a disorder. An example of the most common OCD that someone may encounter are contamination, accidental harm to others, perfection when it comes to washing, cleaning, or arrangement of things. Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms can change over time. It is most common …show more content…

Krabs, a character in the animated television series Spongebob Squarepants, to have obsessive-compulsive disorder. Mr. Krabs shows OCD in a lot of episodes when he is continuously counting his money at the Krusty Krab. He will sit in his office and count the coins and the dollar bills repetitively. Mr. Krabs values money more than anything, even over himself, and will get angry when someone steals his money. He is always cheap when it comes to his daughter, Pearl, and two of his employees, Spongebob and Squidward, because they get paid low and won’t make a scene about it. For example, when Pearl is celebrating her sixteenth birthday party and she wanted to have the best birthday she ever had, Mr. Krab sent Spongebob to spy on Pearl and see what she wants as her perfect birthday present. While Pearl was shopping with her friends, Mr. Krab saved all of Pearl’s old childish decorations, made cake out of cardboard, and hired Squidward to perform songs from the band Boys Who Cry because Mr. Krab is cheap. Since Mr Krab was cheap, Pearl felt that he didn’t care about her enough. Surprisingly at the end, Spongebob was able to get everything that Pearl wanted from the mall and got Boys Who Cry to perform live for her but it did cost Mr. Krab’s credit card a lot of money which made him

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