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You can't have a "little OCD." Yet, it's possible to share symptoms and habits that define OCD. The main difference is consistency. Thoughts, habits, and behaviors are overwhelming in OCD. A situation that doesn't "feel right" can consume the mind. We all have these moments, but a person with OCD experiences this for at least one hour each day. So, while you can't have "some" OCD, you can share aspects. Knowing this may put an end to the OCD stigma.
The dynamics of any relationship whether it's in our personal or professional lives are complex. When any relationship involves a psychologically manipulative person, it becomes a very unhealthy place for anyone to be. Emotional manipulators are passive aggressive people who want to control people around them through gaslighting and other dirty tactics.
Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder where you pull out your hair. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a talk therapy that examines your thoughts and behaviors and aims to change unhelpful behavioral and thought patterns. CBT approaches like habit reversal training, comprehensive behavioral treatment, and dialectical behavior therapy have been found useful in tackling trichotillomania.
Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder that involves an irresistible urge to pull out hairs from your scalp or eyebrows. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a talk therapy that examines your behavioral, thought patterns and aims to change the unhelpful ones. Line of treatment includes CBT approaches like habit reversal training, dialectical behavior therapy.
Anxiety disorders are common among people of all ages. In fact, anxiety is the most common mental health issue. According to the Anxiety and...
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapy (talking therapy) which helps you manage your problems by troubleshooting the way you think and behave. This...
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) interferes with day to day life of the patient, if left untreated. Treatment depends on the severity of disorder. Cognitive...
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a chronic illness, characterized by a pattern of unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsession), leading to repetitive behaviors (compulsion). With anxiety as one of its most prominent symptoms, OCD often centers on themes such as fear of contamination, sinful thoughts or the need for order, symmetry, or exactness.
OCD and anxiety are common issues nowadays in out stressed out lives. These are usually a result of stress that remains after a tense situation. Mindfulness meditation helps relax the body and get it back on track to a more peaceful state. Read on to know how it convinces the body to move on from the stressful mood.
Mindfulness meditation is not about getting us to be different from how we already are. It is an effective approach to address anxiety and OCD issues. Mindfulness can reverse stress and fear by addressing the root driver to OCD and anxiety. It is a process of paying attention to our bodies, thoughts and emotions in the present moment. It gradually normalizes the body and fear goes away, as a result anxiety and OCD issues are cured.
OCD is a mental disorder that prompts a person to repeat certain actions or think obsessive thoughts in a loop. Genetic factors, environmental triggers, and a severe staph infection in childhood could be the underlying cause of OCD. Treatment options like medication and/or psychotherapy techniques (cognitive behavioral therapy) serve as the first line of defense.