Maybe you are the type of person who must have everything neatly placed, and if misplaced at all you throw a tantrum.
Are you the type of person who has a phobia of germs, dirt, or contaminated bodily fluids?
Is the only way to feel safe and pure is for you to cleanse yourself countless times a day?
(Rachman 14)Some obsessional people often feel a compulsive need to arrange things in their environment.
To the observer, compulsive arranging seems identical with the activities of normal, neat-minded people.
(Pato 8) Many patients report having numerous neurotic problems during childhood.
These patients become socially isolated, and consequently fall into a deep depression.
(Reed 38) For example, if someone puts a document on your desk then this person just moved an item from your possession, in turn when you arrive, you have to remove the item and put anything that was interfered with back to a precise order.
Sigmund Freud was particularly fascinated in the obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Compulsions are defined as repetitive, purposeful, and intentional behaviors that are performed in response to an obsession or according to certain rules or in a stereotypical fashion.
(Baer 3)Obsession-compulsive disorder usually begins in late adolescence in one to two thirds of reported cases.