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  • Outline behavioural, emotional and cognitive characteristics of OCD

  • Outline the biological explanation to OCD

  • The article notes that companies have popped up on platforms such as TikTok offering ‘consultation and medication’. Explain how medication can be used to treat OCD

  • The article notes that we have seen an ‘explosion’ of mental health content in recent years. Carefully consider the pros and cons of the increase in this sort of content

  • What do you see as the dangers of ‘self-diagnosis’ of mental health conditions?

Danny Galbraith, St Bartholomew’s School

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