A persistent thought, idea or feeling that intrudes on conscious awareness, and which are acknowledged as intrusive. Back to the top
intrusive and inappropriate thoughts or images that are difficult to suppress.
Uncontrollable, intrusive, and recurring thoughts, images, ideas, or impulses that an individual feels intrude upon his or her consciousness, and that cause significant anxiety or distress because of the irrational nature of the obsessions.
See obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Recurrent, persistent, intrusive, anxiety-provoking thoughts.
A compulsive, often unreasonable idea or emotion. People with BDD are usually obsessed with an imperfection in appearance
ideas or images frequently cropping up in a person, which cannot be ignored and are confusing. They often involve violence, dirt or doubt.
ICD10 Ideas, images or impulses which enter a person's mind again and again in stereotyped form. They are almost invariably distressing.