Meaning of obsessive-compulsive disorder in English:

obsessive-compulsive disorder

Translate obsessive-compulsive disorder into Spanish


mass nounPsychiatry
  • A mental condition in which a person experiences persistent, intrusive thoughts that cause distress and performs repetitive physical or mental acts in order to prevent or counteract the thoughts and relieve the distress.

    • ‘the compulsion to wash the hands over and over is one of the most common manifestations of obsessive-compulsive disorder’