Category: OCD Biology
People with OCD struggle with painful, intrusive thoughts. As a result, their brains get confused, leaving them feeling uncertain about their moral values. For example, consider Dave, who experiences conflict when he gets paedophile-intrusive thoughts (POCD) and feels sudden movement down there. He’s instantly terrified he’s a threat to children. But he needn’t be. And…
This article looks at an example of relationship OCD and the confusion of wanting and not wanting to be with a partner. In simple terms, it uses an example to discuss how groinal response happens biologically and what to do.
OCD: Why Female Groinal Response And Persistent Genital Arousal Are Not The Same (Exclusive Content)
This article discusses how persistent genital arousal can get confused with unwanted groinal responses in females who have obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Compulsions are the actions people do to make the obsession go away and reduce anxiety. In the case of a porn obsession, consider Sam, who has an unexpected intrusion, ‘if you don’t watch porn, the thoughts about it will never leave you.’