The basic difference between obsession and compulsion is

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The basic difference between obsession and compulsion is

The former involves preoccupation with certain throughts while the later involves preoccupation of certain actions

The former is diagnosed along with the Axis III of DSM-IV whereas the later is diagnosed along with Axis II of DSM-IV

THe former is a mood disorder whereas the later is an anxiety disorder.

Actually there is no difference between the two disorders.