The patient has strong obsessive thoughts and/or compulsive behaviors, and the patient understands that these thoughts or behaviors are unreasonable

Obsessive Thoughts:
  • Persistent and unreasonable obsessive thoughts (for example: dirty hands, doors and windows not locked) and images appear, making the patient very worried

Compulsive sexual behavior:
  • Forcing yourself to repeat certain behaviors (such as washing your hands or checking whether the doors and windows are locked) to reduce the uneasiness caused by obsessive thoughts

Thought and behavior patterns of patients with "obsessive-compulsive disorder"

Objective events:
Contact with objects used by others
Negative subjective thoughts:
Alas! What a shame! I wonder who has touched it? I must be infected!
Emotion: Nervous, uneasy, worried
Physical: Difficulty concentrating, recurring thoughts of being infected
Behavior: Clean your hands thoroughly before doing anything else
Be sure to clean your hands thoroughly after coming into contact with anything that others may have used or touched , so that the time spent on cleaning is getting longer and longer, which has an impact on social life, work and daily life