Faq Quiz For OCD

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  • 1. 

    What causes OCD?

    • A.

      I don't know

    • B.

      Imbalance in serotonin

    • C.

      Broken basal ganglia

    • D.

      Over activity in the worry center of the brain

    • E.

      B, C, and D

    Correct Answer
    E. B, C, and D
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B, C, and D. OCD, or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, is believed to be caused by an imbalance in serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain. Additionally, research suggests that a malfunction in the basal ganglia, a group of structures involved in movement and behavior regulation, may contribute to the development of OCD. Furthermore, overactivity in the worry center of the brain, known as the prefrontal cortex, has also been associated with OCD. Therefore, a combination of these factors (B, C, and D) can cause OCD.

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  • 2. 

    What are the effects of OCD?

    • A.

      Speaking disorder

    • B.

      I don't know

    • C.

      Hoarding

    • D.

      Cleaning

    • E.

      C, D and many others (Not A)

    Correct Answer
    E. C, D and many others (Not A)
    Explanation
    The effects of OCD can vary widely from person to person, but commonly include hoarding and excessive cleaning. These behaviors are often driven by obsessive thoughts and the need to alleviate anxiety. Other effects of OCD can include repetitive rituals, intrusive thoughts, and difficulty with decision-making. While a speaking disorder is not typically associated with OCD, it is important to note that OCD can coexist with other mental health conditions, so it is possible for someone with OCD to also have a speaking disorder.

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  • 3. 

    Are all of the people with OCD very neat?

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Yes

    • C.

      I don't know

    • D.

      Maybe

    Correct Answer
    A. No
    Explanation
    The answer "No" indicates that not all people with OCD are very neat. OCD, or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, is a mental health condition characterized by unwanted and intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions). While some individuals with OCD may have a compulsion for cleanliness and orderliness, not all people with OCD exhibit this symptom. OCD can manifest in various ways, such as excessive checking, hoarding, or intrusive thoughts about harm or contamination. Therefore, it is incorrect to assume that all individuals with OCD are very neat.

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  • 4. 

    True or False: OCD is a psychological disability

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      I don't know

    • D.

      Maybe

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The correct answer is False because OCD, which stands for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, is not considered a psychological disability. OCD is a mental health disorder characterized by recurring obsessions and compulsions that cause distress and interfere with daily functioning. While it is a psychological condition, it is not classified as a disability unless it significantly impairs a person's ability to perform essential life activities.

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  • 5. 

    How many people have OCD in the US alone?

    • A.

      9,000-12,000

    • B.

      2.2 million

    • C.

      I don't know

    • D.

      1 million

    • E.

      100,000

    Correct Answer
    B. 2.2 million
    Explanation
    According to the given answer, there are 2.2 million people with OCD in the US alone. This suggests that OCD is a relatively common mental health condition in the country, affecting a significant number of individuals.

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