Anti-Scam FAQ: What is repetition syndrome?


Repetition syndrome, also known as “repetition compulsions,” is a psychological phenomenon in which a person feels an intense need to repeat certain actions or behaviors. This can take many forms, such as repeating specific rituals or routines, repeating the same phrases or words, or repeating the same activities or behaviors over and over again. Repetition syndrome is often a manifestation of underlying anxiety or other mental health issues, and it can interfere with a person’s daily life and functioning. Treatment for repetition syndrome typically involves therapy, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, to help the person learn coping mechanisms and break the cycle of repetitive behaviors.

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