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Divorce Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder in Arizona

Posted on : July 18, 2017, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Divorce Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder in Arizona

Divorce Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder in Arizona

Divorce is a complicated and emotional process. The process and issues become more complicated when your spouse has a mental health disorder. We want to address a divorce obsessive personality disorder in Arizona and the possible effects such a disorder may have upon your divorce in Arizona.

A mental health professional relies upon the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (“DSM”) when diagnosing someone with a mental health disorder. The DSM describes an obsessive-compulsive personality disorder as including obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoarding, hair pulling disorders (trichotillomania), picking at the skin (excoriation), and obsessive-compulsive disorder related to substance or medication, as well as body, focus repetitive behaviors and obsessional jealousy.

The disorder consists of both obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are consistent thoughts, urges, or ideas that are dominant. Compulsions are repetitive thoughts or actions that a person does in response to an obsession. There is a close correlation between people who suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and other Anxiety disorders.

Divorce Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder in Arizona.

Divorce Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder in Arizona.

Some of the common symptoms of someone suffering from an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder including excessive cleaning, a focus on everything being symmetrical (such as straightening of pictures), and constant counting, or bad thoughts.

The extent of the disorder can vary as well from a person who understands their obsessions and compulsions are not grounded in reality to those that believe something terrible will occur to them if they do not religiously give into their obsessions and compulsions.

If you are going through a divorce in Arizona with a spouse that has an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, you need to have an attorney who understands the disease and who knows the effect of the disorder on the divorce and the child custody issues. That attorney must understand the obsessions and compulsions, as well as the spouse’s insight, or lack thereof, as to the reality of their obsessive thoughts.

This information can come from a review of the spouse’s medical and mental health records, as well as from an interview of your spouse and his or her mental health provider. An independent medical examination may also need to be completed if the children are in danger of harm or neglect because of the obsessive and compulsive behaviors.

Sometimes these behaviors, particularly if accompanied by an anxiety disorder, can lead to substance abuse or other dangerous behaviors as a method of escaping the effects of the mental health issue on the person’s feeling of a lack of well being.

If you have a question about divorce in Arizona, please call to speak to one of our experienced Scottsdale and Phoenix Arizona divorce attorneys at (480)947-4339.

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