Dr Amer Siddiq on Mental Health
OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Special thanks to Dr. Ng Chong Guan and Datin Ang from Malaysian Mental Health Association
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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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