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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Tree Number(s)
F03.080.600
Unique ID
D009771
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009771
Annotation
COMPULSIVE PERSONALITY DISORDER is also available
Scope Note
An anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, persistent obsessions or compulsions. Obsessions are the intrusive ideas, thoughts, or images that are experienced as senseless or repugnant. Compulsions are repetitive and seemingly purposeful behavior which the individual generally recognizes as senseless and from which the individual does not derive pleasure although it may provide a release from tension.
Entry Version
OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DIS
Entry Term(s)
Anankastic Personality
Neurosis, Obsessive-Compulsive
NLM Classification #
WM 176
Public MeSH Note
81; was NEUROSES, OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE 1963-80; OBSESSION was see under NEUROSES, OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE 1963-78
Online Note
use OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER to search NEUROSES, OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE 1966-80 & OBSESSION 1966-78
History Note
81; was NEUROSES, OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE 1963-80; OBSESSION was see under NEUROSES, OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE 1963-78
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Preferred
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