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Compulsions are ritualistic, repetitive actions accompanied by a feeling by the patient that they ought to be carried out, together with the urge to resist. They are recognised by the patient as senseless.

Compulsions are usually have the function for the patient of reducing the anxiety caused by an obsession.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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