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People with OCD carry out these types of compulsion in a desperate bid to calm the anxiety caused by their obsessions.
If OCD results from a strep throat infection, the symptoms seem to start quickly, probably within one or two weeks.
Psychodynamics This is the theory that states that disturbances in early sexual or general development and unconscious wishes are at the heart of OCD.
Since you are trying to avoid medications, there are a few other things you can try before you have to resort to shots or medicine for OCD.
Social anxiety disorders and its close cousins, depression, OCD and panic attacks, often coexist, and if left untreated may cause serious problems.