Living with mental disorders is extremely challenging, especially when it comes to obsessive-compulsive disorder and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Despite the similarities in their names, they do not share many similarities. In this video we are going to explore the differences. OCD is ruled by intrusive thoughts called, obsessions that cause anxiety and force the person to perform compulsions for relief. OCPD is ruled by perfectionism and detail.
Unlike individuals with OCD, people with OCPD are not self-aware and can hurt the people around them. Their relationships are more susceptible, and they face more issues in the workplace. Nonetheless, people suffering from both disorders can benefits from a variety of treatments. To learn more about OCD and OCPD please check out the resources provided below.
This video contains information about mental health that may be sensitive to some viewers. This video is not a substitute for professional advice and is created for informational purposes. Please speak with a qualified mental health expert if you feel you need medical advice.
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