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Posted by: Buddy | 2009/05/08

hygiene freak? disorder

hi all, i need to find out whats the name of the disorder when someone is freaked out by germs you know and they wash their hands every 5 minutes?

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OK, not an entirely accurate description, but you must be thinking of OCD, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. They are obsessed by an idea ( like a danger of infection ) and feel compelled to avoid the risk by something like hand-washing

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