The obsessions

Obsessions (synonym of obsessee) - thoughts, memories, doubts, fears, desires, actions that occur in patients insurmountable, against their will, when consciousness sick of their pain and trying to fight them. Somewhat conventional obsessions are divided into two groups: the obsessions abstract, largely indifferent to the patient in its content, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, accompanied with painful, sometimes painful, content.
To abstract obsessive States include obsessive account (for example, account floors, passing cars and so on); obsessive recall forgotten names, last names, of terms, definitions; obsessive decomposition words into separate syllables. Most often abstract obsessions are manifested in the form of Intrusive philosophizing ("mental chewing gum"). These obsessions occur in patients infinite number of successive questions: "why is this man of small stature", "why is he not as high as this room", "why do people always taller than they are," etc.
To Intrusive States with painful contents are obsessive doubts, memories, ideas, desires, actions, fears.
Obsessive doubts - lack of confidence committed or already committed action (for example, whether written address to send the letter, turned off the lights, locked or door and so on). Obsessive doubts cause of the patient many times, sometimes for hours again and again to test their validity. Haunting memories - constant remembrance of some unpleasant events of the past. Obsessive view - the appearance in the conscious patient implausible thoughts, which he still thinks like about the event taking place in reality (for example, in a patient there is a thought that he forgot to put out a forest fire, and he painfully imagine a picture of a fire, during which killed animals).
Obsessive desire - appearance, against the will and desire of the patient, the desire to do the or otherwise, often dangerous action (for example, to hit the person next to you, to swear, to jump under the car and so on). Obsessive desire is usually accompanied by feelings of fear and confusion. Intrusive action movement committed to patients against his will, despite all the efforts made to them, not to make them (for example, shake a leg, rubbing her cheeks, twitching his shoulders, and so on). Obsessive fears (phobias) represent the most frequent form of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Their content is extremely diverse: the fear of crossing of streets and squares, fear of closed spaces, fear of high places, fear of sharp objects, fear blush, the fear of severe disease and so on
Often obsessive-first of all fears, are accompanied by rituals - actions, patients produce for the prevention of imaginary unhappiness or overcome the obsessions (for example, to avoid unhappiness sick when walking not to step on the cracks in the asphalt suffering from fear of contamination shall from time to time to wash their hands).
The obsessions occur in neurosis obsessive-compulsive disorder, personality disorder and many flowing sluggishly psychosis (schizophrenia, epidemic encephalitis, epilepsy, circular psychosis).
If you suspect the obsessions patient should be referred to a psychiatrist.