Treating OCD

May a person willingly violate halacha for the sake of curing his or her OCD? What factors would go into this decision?

Based on the popular book Headlines: Halachic Debates of Current Events by Dovid Lichtenstein, this sourcesheet was adapted for teens by Aryeh Kaminetsky. Formatted and edited by Rachel First. Includes the tzuras hadaf for the quoted Gemaras.

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