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06 Jul 2005

OCD / OCPD
I just want to know what is the difference between the two.
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01 Jan 0001

OCD is and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, an illness, which arises in a person of ordinary personality, who was not OC before. An Obsessive Personality Disorder is one of a whole bunch of personality disorders, in which one aspect of our personality ( in this case the tendency to be obsessive about things ) is stronger than usual and causes problems. OCD can respond well and airly quicjly to treatment with medicines and CBT counselling ; any personality disorder requires longer and more skilled psychotherapy.
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