OCD: What’s in a Name?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 8, August 2004
Daniel Carlat, MD
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The symptoms of OCD have been known for a long time. Who can forget Lady Macbeth at the sink, scrubbing away at the imagined evidence of her guilt. But the term obsessive-compulsive disorder is a relatively recent one.