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Causes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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I am trying to determine what could be some of the cause(s) might be for OCD, am not looking for the symptoms, just want to find what the cause(s) could be. And could you direct me to a website that would be decent to look at?

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Let's take a closer look through summarizing the main proposed causal theories of OCD, and then links for you to consider, which expands on these main proposed theories.

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1. I am trying to determine what could be some of the cause(s) might be for OCD, am not looking for the symptoms, just want to find what the cause(s) could be. And could you direct me to a website that would be decent to look at?

Although the causes of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are not fully understood, many theories have been proposed. The Mayo Clinic reports the main theories as follows:

? Biology. Some evidence shows that OCD may be a result of changes in your body's own natural chemistry or brain functions. Some evidence also shows that OCD may have a genetic component, but ...

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Discusses the causal theories of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and also provides links to websites for further research.

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