- n a person who has obsessions
- s characterized by or constituting an obsession
- Few things imprison a mind quite like obsessive -compulsive disorder, but better treatments are breaking its hold.
- Why this obsessive interest in what Occidentals think? Part of the explanation lies in the peculiar geography of Japan.
- The swimmer's approach to training is a touch obsessive-compulsive.
News & Articles
- Thomas Jefferson was a control freak
The third president had an obsessive-compulsive side which explains much, maybe even his relationship with a slave
July 4, 2013 - Salon.com
- Surging Dodgers rout Rockies
DENVER - The last act of re-animation this quick involved a couple bolts through the neck, an obsessive doctor with a fully-stocked lab in his castle and a lackey willing to get his hands dirty to abet his boss' late-night hobby.
July 3, 2013 - Orange County Register
- 6 Practical Tips for Treating Schizophrenia Comorbid With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Further reading: Koran LM, Hanna GL, Hollander E, et al, for the American Psychiatric Association. Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
July 2, 2013 - Psychiatric Times
- Jennifer Garner in Newsweek
Garner wrote in a sworn statement that she believed Burky's "obsessive, threatening and stalking behavior" posed a threat to her and her family.
- Michelle Obama in Asheville Citizen-Times
I try not to be obsessive about it,Michelle Obama said recently on "The View" when asked what her kids' lives would be like, "because we've got a lot of work before it's a reality."
- Michael Dukakis in International Herald Tribune
_GRASS-ROOTS ORGANIZE: "I am obsessive about precinct-based organizing," says Michael Dukakis, the 1988 Democratic nominee who lost to George HW Bush. "We've got to get serious about this stuff. It's not just money and media."