Meaning of obsessive-compulsive disorder in English:

obsessive-compulsive disorder

Translate obsessive-compulsive disorder into Spanish


mass nounPsychiatry
  • A disorder in which a person feels compelled to perform certain stereotyped actions repeatedly to alleviate persistent fears or intrusive thoughts, typically resulting in severe disruption of daily life.

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