PATHOLOGICAL DOUBT

1. irregular worry about having failed to engage in a specific action. Pathological doubt is a typical aspect of OCD. 2. an aversive belief about one

PATHOLOGICAL DOUBT: "His pathological doubts had been present for as long as he can remember, making him the longest-existing case of OCD the therapist had ever encountered."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PATHOLOGICAL DOUBT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathological-doubt/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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