Obsessive Compulsive DisorderCategory
You made sure multiple times to unplug your steam iron but now you’re in your Chemistry lab, unable to focus on your lab report for the pa..
We have all heard about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in one form or another. Even if we don’t know much about the symptoms or the c..
In recent years, concern of and research into mental health of the postpartum period (the time span following the birth of a child) has in..
Let’s do a thought experiment. You’re visiting a neighbor’s home for the first time. You enter through the ornately designed front door, p..
Quirky, clean, and organized. These are three words that people tend to think when they hear the word “OCD.” Obsessive compulsive disorder..
Children: curious, rambunctious, and innocent. As a child your mind is filled with strange thoughts: believing your parents are aliens, yo..
“I’m so OCD.” You’ve probably heard this phrase before. It’s what a friend says when they need a synonym for being punctual or when they w..
Did you know if your OCD has become so severe to the point that it is extremely interfering with your performance at work or your personal life, you are eligible for Social Security Disability benefits?
Typically, the media isn’t the best platform to showcase mental illnesses and the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment that come along with them. If anything, the media is highly insensitive towards individuals that are diagnosed with these illnesses and have to constantly battle with on a daily basis.
Compulsive hoarding is prevalently shown in the media especially in television shows such as Hoarders, which was televised on Lifetime. The episodes showcased the stigma related with OCD by discussing the reasons as to why their mental illness came about (A&E Premieres, 2009).