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What is OCD?

Dr Hassoulas describes the symptoms and causes of OCD

This video is presented by Dr Athanasios Hassoulas. Dr Hassoulas describes the symptoms and causes of OCD.

He then goes on to explain how this mental health problem is diagnosed and treated. At the end of the video, Dr Hassoulas recommends resources for further information and support. The approach to identifying and treating depression in this video is based on mainstream (Western, or secular) understandings of mental health.

You will find a link to the slides used in Dr Hassoulas’ presentation below, you can download and keep these for reference.

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