Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Assignment
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Assignment, Justin is a 3½ -year-old boy who comes in with his mother. She is concerned that he has obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Justin’s mother says that her husband has struggled with OCD all his life; he was first diagnosed when he was 11 years old thanks to an alert teacher who suggested mental health care. Justin’s mother has been very proactive in studying genetic risk, and she knows that Justin is at significantly increased risk due to the early-onset in his father. Which of the following behaviors by Justin would be most consistent with OCD?
C. Insistence upon precise placement of plate, cup, utensils, and food on the plate when eating; when he cannot achieve this, he will not eat