‘Overreliance on imagination may be a sign of obsessive-compulsive disorder’, http://www.nouvelles.umontreal.ca/udem-news/news/20150813-overreliance-on-imagination-may-be-a-sign-of-obsessive-compulsive-disorder.html, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (13 AOÛT 2015).


Researchers agree on the diagnostic criteria of OCD. However, there is no consensus on the mechanisms underlying them. (…) Confusing reality with imagination and losing contact with reality are two key characteristics that could play a role. (…) Individuals no longer rely on their sensory perceptions or common sense but on their imagination.