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What type of OCD are there? My grandson age 16 sleeps in his

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What type of OCD are there? My grandson age 16 sleeps in his shoes he has always had clothing issues.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
there are many types of OCD behaviors
you can read more here
https://iocdf.org/about-ocd/related-disorders/
http://www.ocduk.org/types-ocd
Obsessive Checking - the need to check is the compulsion, the obsessive fear might be to prevent damage, fire, leaks or harm.
Contamination – the need to clean and wash is the compulsion, the obsessive fear is that something is contaminated and/or may cause illness
Mental Contamination
Hoarding
Ruminations 'Rumination' is a term often used to describe all obsessional intrusive thoughts, but this is misleading. In the context of OCD a rumination is actually a train of prolonged thinking about a question or theme that is undirected and unproductive.
Intrusive Thoughts
Relationship Intrusive Thoughts
Sexual Intrusive Thoughts
Magical Thinking Intrusive Thoughts
Religious Intrusive Thoughts
Violent Intrusive Thoughts
Symmetry and Orderliness
Avoidance
he could have Contamination issues and he might feel that wearing his shoes helps protect him
has he consulted with a pediatric psychiatrist or psychologist before?
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