• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Fastidious: Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
  • IQ: Intelligence quotient.
  • Psychological: Of affecting, or arising in the mind; related to the mental and emotional state of a person
  • Intrusive: Causing disruption or annoyance through being unwelcome or uninvited
  • Neurotransmitter: A chemical substance which is released at the end of a nerve fibre by the arrival of a nerve impulse and, by diffusing across the synapse or junction, effects the transfer of the impulse to another nerve fibre, a muscle fibre, or some other structure.
  • Post partum: Following childbirth.