Tag Archives: Sexual Orientation

Disgust sensitivity mediates the link between homophobia and sexual orientation obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an impairing psychological disorder characterized by the existence of persistent, intrusive obsessions and compulsions (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). A considerably understudied subtype of OCD is sexual orientation OCD (SO-OCD) which consists of obsessions relating to an individual’s sexual orientation. Individuals with sexual orientation obsessive-compulsive (SO-OC) symptoms …

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Association Splitting of the Sexual Orientation-OCD-Relevant Semantic Network

Symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can manifest in various ways. One fascinating but understudied form of OCD is sexual orientation-OCD (SO-OCD). Individuals with SO-OCD experience obsessions and fears about their sexual orientation changing against their will. In response to their obsessions, individuals with SO-OCD may perform compulsive rituals that include …

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