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What Is Ocd Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Infographic - Approximately five million Americans may suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some point in their lives. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions as well as the therapies used to treat them. Published by Mount Sinai Health System

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Infographic - Approximately five million Americans may suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some point in their lives. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions as well as the therapies used to treat them. Published by Mount Sinai Health System

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The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.

The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.

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OCD is not a joke. Hate it when people say they have OCD simply because they are neat/ organized/ exact.

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from Science-Based Life

Crystal Healing: Magical Cure or Just a Rock?

People who have psychological issues, like Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, are also being given the false hope of these magic rocks, and are in fact exploited by things like this. Those with OCD are psychologically inclined to be superstitious and perform "rituals" as if to appease or accomplish something, and that's exactly what this is. Rather than improving their mental state (since there's literally no way a rock could affect that), this is substituting another ritual to obsess over…

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I often wish other people could experience for a brief time what living in my mind is like, I think they would be a lot more understanding of mental illness.

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Facts and Myths about anxiety disorders.

Facts and Myths about anxiety disorders.

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from Cracked.com

4 Things No One Tells You About Having OCD

4 Things No One Tells You About Having OCD: "OCD isn't a quirk or a set of tendencies or a BuzzFeed list; it's an incapacitating, isolating disease that makes you afraid of your own mind. Here's what it's really like to have OCD."

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Anxiety: ok, but what if- Me: dude, we went over this already 100 times Anxiety: I know but hear me out. I've found 20 new reasons you should be worried Me: ...go on

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Bipolar (formerly known as Manic-Depression)

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What makes this even better is that 'ord' means 'word' or 'words' in swedish, danish and norwegian ;)

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