False Memory OCD: What It Is, Symptoms, & Treatment
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “OCD False Memory & Guilt”, “How Do I Know Itâs OCD Vs. an Actual Memory?”, “Why Do the False Memories Feel So Real?”. New material written by Lydia Antonatos, LMHC and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
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