Obsessions refer to uncontrollable, pervasive, intruisve, irrational, persistent and recurring thoughts, images, ideas, or impulses that an individual feels intrude upon his or her consciousness and that cause significant anxiety or distress that interferes with his/her day to day functioning; persistent, intrusive, and irrational thoughts, ideas, impulses, or images that focus on improbable or unrealistic events or on real-life events that are greatly exaggerated.
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Obsessions refer to pervasive and uncontrollable recurring thoughts that interfere with day-to-day functioning. They are persistent, intrusive, and irrational thoughts, ideas, impulses, or images that focus on improbable or unrealistic events or on real-life events that are greatly exaggerated.
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obsessions refers to persistent, intrusive, and irrational thoughts, ideas, impulses, or images that focus on improbable or unrealistic events or on real-life events that are greatly exaggerated.

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