Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – When we think of obsessive-compulsive disorder, we think of habits like being very careful about hygiene.
However, obsessions are not just about hygiene.
The official report from the Omani Ministry of Health referred in a tweet to the practice that patients can perform.
Common compulsions in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder:
- Frequent washing of hands
- Refuses to shake hands or touch door handles
- Check locks again, turn off ovens, lock the car
- Returns to obsessions that do not go away and they can even affect sleep
- Count and self-check aloud while performing routine tasks
- Arrange things or clothes in a very specific way and in a specific order
- Eat food in a certain order
- Repetition of words, sentences or prayers
- The need to perform the same tasks over and over again
- store different things
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