Obsessional Disorder and Neurological Illness.

  title={Obsessional Disorder and Neurological Illness.},
  author={Lucy Grimshaw},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  • Lucy Grimshaw
  • Published 1964 in
    Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
Obsessions and compulsions are mental experiences with a compelling quality which persistently intrude into consciousness. Although recognized by the patient as an abnormal and irrational product of his own mind, and resisted by him, he is incapable of expelling them. They may take the form of thoughts, images, fears, urges, desires, or acts. An obsessional illness is one where such symptoms dominate the clinical picture and are not associated with any underlying psychotic process or phase… CONTINUE READING


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