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Psychodynamic theory views OCD as residing on a continuum with obsessive-compulsive character pathology and suggests that OCD develops when defense mechanisms fail to contain the obsessional character's anxiety. In this model, obsessive-compulsive pathology involves fixation and subsequent regression from the oedipal to the earlier anal developmental phase. The fixation is presumably due to excessive investment in anal eroticism resulting from excessive frustrations or gratifications in the anal phase.

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TABLE 12–24. Biological models of obsessive-compulsive disorder

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