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    In the book "Just Checking" by Emily Colas, what examples from the book suggested predisposing factors and precipitating stressors that contributed to the development of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)?

    What effect did OCD have on her friends and family? If not addressed, then discuss the potential impact. What were real and potential barriers to treatment for her in the book?

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    First of all, as you briefly list some common examples from the book that suggested predisposing factors and precipitating stressors that contributed to the development of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), it seems like it began for her as more of a personality quirk initially during her disturbed childhood. Childhood trauma seems to correlate with it. I also infer that some of her father's behaviors also seemed to influence her disorder development.

    However, I also feel that ...

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    Using the Just Checking book as a lens, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is briefly exemplified.

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