OCD sufferers have an uncommon perception of influence over the universe in which they exist. They believe that they are responsible for the fate of those they love.
The solution for OCD is to learn to sit with the discomfort of uncertainty. This means that the problem is the inability to sit with the discomfort of uncertainty. This says that they have a schematic map where they don’t believe they have the skills to overcome the challenges in their future.
Compulsions are strategies for managing anxiety.
They lack Yadasentience, which is the subjective experience of feeling done. Might be related to a lack of planning or hierarchical thought. Or might be related to deficits of System 1 activity — unable to see the bigger picture and determine what matters and what does not.