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Overcoming obsessive-compulsive disorder

April 10, 2012 by

Did I remember to lock the back door? Did I turn off the stove? Were the lights still on when I left the house this morning? Such minor doubts are part of our daily mental chatter. But for people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder, thoughts along these lines can lead to compulsive checking -- a potentially debilitating behavior that keeps the sufferer locked in an endless cycle of fear and doubt.

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