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obsessive-compulsivedisorder

  an disorder characterised by obsessions (uncontrollable,persistent and irrational thoughts or wishes) and compulsions(repetitiveritualistic acts).

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)