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29 November, 03:16

6. Cecil is preoccupied with thoughts of jumping out the window of his tenth-floor apartment. To reduce his anxiety, he frequently counts his heartbeats aloud. Cecil would most likely be diagnosed as experiencing panic disorder. social anxiety disorder. generalized anxiety disorder. obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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  1. 29 November, 03:41
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    Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

    Explanation:

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder can be defined as a mental disorder in which the individual involved have uncontrollable and unwanted thoughts (obssesions) and ideas that gives them the urge to want to do things repeatedly (compulsions).

    Obsessive thoughts include:

    - Fear of contamination.

    - Fear of getting hurt

    - Need for things to be in the right place.

    Compusive thoughts include:

    - Frequent cleaning and hand washing.

    - Arranging things all the time.

    - Checking doors and windows frequently.

    Cecil is diagnosed of having obsessive thoughts disorder due to his frequent counting of heartbeat.
  2. 29 November, 04:11
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    Answer: - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    Explanation:

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a chronic mental illness that causes an individual to have repeated unwanted obsessive thoughts which triggers the feeling to want to do things repeatedly by compulsion such as counting of things repeatedly, or washing of hands etc

    Here, Cecil's thoughts always being occupied with thoughts of jumping of window and the urge to start counting his heartbeats hows that he has an Obsessive Compulsion disorder.
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