Unformatted text preview: ii. Shameful to you. b. The person recognizes that these are excessive or unreasonable. Compulsions: (Actions) a. Repetitive behaviors performed according to rules or in a stereotyped fashion. The behavior is designed to produce or prevent some future event or situation. B) The obsessions or compulsions cause marked distress, are time consuming (take more than an hour a day), or interfere with the person’s usual role functioning. (Magical battle between good and evil where the only way to defeat the bad is to do the rituals) *Exposure + Responsive Prevention – Allows a person to be exposed to their obsession (seeing dirt) but doesn’t allow the compulsion (cleaning hands).*...
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, adjustment disorder, DSM-IV Disorder Criteria, academic) functioning., Compulsions Obsessions