Dr Amer Siddiq on Mental Health

Episode 19

OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Special thanks to Dr. Ng Chong Guan and Datin Ang from Malaysian Mental Health Association

Get your tickets at www.klpac.org/whats-on/ocd/

Obsession - intrusive thought that are ones own, that one does not enjoy, that come when one doesn’t want it to come and causes a marked level of anxiety.  

Religion and OCD - Influenced by thoughts, causing distress and functional impairment routines

Is psycho surgery possible in Malaysia?  YES!  UMMC has the facilities that can cater to the 25% that have severe OCD.

Violence and sexual fantasies - two of the more serious obsessions that causes lots of distress for individuals.

OCD can be mistaken for schizophrenia.  It is more delusions than obsession.

Obsessive Compulsive Personality - individuals that have OCD tendencies but does not affect them and the people around them. 


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