behavior trait of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder or OCD, like continual brooding, doubting, stewing, incessant pondering over troubles, tidying up and maintaining order of objects in the home, or engaging in ritual-like behaviors as they pertain to everyday activities.

OBSESSIVE BEHAVIOR: "Obsessive behavior is often confused with addictive behavior- there is a vast difference between the two."
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