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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishobsessive-compulsiveobˌsessive-comˈpulsive adjective technical  someone who is obsessive-compulsive tends to repeat particular actions in a way that is not necessary, because they have strong anxious feelings obsessive-compulsive behaviour
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obsessive-compulsiveHowever, not all studies indicate a high rate of obsessive-compulsive disorder among anorexia nervosa patients.Moreover, 11% of 151 women presenting with obsessive-compulsive disorder had a history of anorexia nervosa.In a sane world meaningless repetition of non-productive activity would be seen to be a variety of obsessive-compulsive disorder.Prozac is FDA-approved for obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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