Compulsions sentence example

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  • We would be as gods, existing with no imperatives, no external compulsions, and no priorities.

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  • Don't try to change a hoarder's mind about the reason for his compulsions or try to throw away or give away his collections; it will only make him want to push you away.

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  • Medication helps stabilize the person's feelings so he is not compelled to act on them, while therapy helps him change the thoughts he has about his compulsions.

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  • However, the PC's very flexibility created one of the strongest compulsions for the creation of the video game consoles - the nemesis of PC gamers everywhere.

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  • Compulsions often develop as a way of controlling or "undoing" obsessive thoughts.

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  • These ritual actions, known as compulsions, help reduce anxiety caused by the individual's obsessive thoughts.

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  • Often described as the "disease of doubt," the sufferer usually knows the obsessive thoughts and compulsions are irrational but, on another level, fears they may be true.

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  • Most people with obsessive-compulsive disorder have both obsessions and compulsions, but occasionally a person will have just one or the other.

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  • Some people are barely bothered, while others find the obsessions and compulsions to be profoundly traumatic and spend much time each day in compulsive actions.

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  • Compulsions usually involve repetitive rituals such as excessive washing (especially hand washing or bathing), cleaning, checking and touching, counting, arranging, and/or hoarding.

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  • While these compulsions may temporarily ease stress, short-term comfort is purchased at a heavy price-time spent repeating compulsive actions and a long-term interference with life.

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  • The compulsions of OCD, on the other hand, are never pleasurable.

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  • This may be skewed because females are more likely to seek attention for a medical problem, and because it is easier for males to disguise their compulsions, e.g. by shaving or because of social acceptance of male pattern hair loss.

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