Don’t worry. Its not a very rare illness. OCD is common in the general population; in a recent survey, over 28% of people were reported to be suffering of OCD. OCD is associated with particular abnormalities in the brain but at the same time, it is a psychological condition also, influenced by life experience. So, medicines and psychological therapy are two important aspects of therapy. When properly used, these treatments can substantially improve OCD symptoms in a majority of patients (up to 60-70%).
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