Ocd Symptoms, And Ocd Cognition

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Many OCD symptoms are represented by at least four to five symptom dimensions. This experiment was conducted to determine the relationship between OCD symptoms, and OCD cognition. They did so, by using the “Gold Standard” clinician-administrate red scale for OCD the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (Y-BOSC). I will be using information from the results portion of their experiment.
 dication and 46.2 % had received a behavioral intervention for their
OCD in the past. Results of the OBQ cognitive domains indicated that participants had an average score of 73.0 (SD = 24.5) for perfectionism/intolerance of uncertainty, 67.9
(SD = 25.5) for responsibility/threat estimation, and 40.2 (SD = 19.1) for importance/ control of thoughts.
 The specified YBOCS-SC categories that were subjected to PCA yielded five components explaining 64.9 % of the variance. The five components were: (1) hoarding, (2) contamination/cleaning, (3) symmetry/ordering, (4) unacceptable/taboo thoughts (consisting of impulsive aggressive, sexual and religious obsessions and mental rituals), and (5)
Doubt/checking (consisting of unintentional harm obsessions and checking compulsions).
I will be incorporating several pieces of information, from the peer reviewed article “Obsessive -Compulsive Disorder”. This articles shares information on how to determine whether or not you have OCD or can you get it later on in life. The cognitive behavioral model used as stated in the article, made way for the success of…

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