Postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder

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What is postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder?

Postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder is characterized as having obsessions related to harm befalling the newborn, and/or intrusive thoughts about harming the newborn without compulsions.

Common symptoms reported by people with postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder

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Compare treatments taken by people with postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder

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Who has postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 5
30s 5
40s 3
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 14

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from postpartum OCD patients who have completed their condition history
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