Compulsions and OCD: Definition & Overview


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What percentage of Americans reports having OCD?

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1. Who can likely develop OCD?

2. Which is an example of an obsessive thought?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will assess your understanding of obsessive compulsive disorder, including facts about OCD, its compulsions and possible treatments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When it comes to OCD, this quiz is meant to test you on:

  • The percentage of Americans with OCD
  • Who can develop OCD
  • Examples of obsessive thoughts
  • The definition of hoarding
  • How to treat OCD

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the most important information in the lesson on compulsions and OCD
  • Defining key concepts - accurately provide the definition of terms pertaining to compulsions and OCD like hoarding
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've learned about treatments for OCD

Additional Learning

Looking for more information on obsessive compulsive disorder and compulsions? Read the lesson Compulsions and OCD: Definition & Overview for:

  • The characteristics of OCD
  • Examples of compulsions
  • Possible negative effects of severe cases
  • Treatments for OCD