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.
Types of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) Obsessive compulsive disorder is a serious psychiatric illness that affects millions of people worldwide. People with this disease struggle with intrusive thoughts and sometimes it leads to repetitive compulsive behaviour. For example, sometimes a patient might be inclined to count the lamp posts or shops on his way and if they suspect they have missed one, they go back and start the procedure all over again. They might also develop a tendency…
Want to know what therapies are available. Heard of CBT. Here are the basic Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Used in many therapeutic areas including, anxiety, PTSD, panic attacks, depression, OCD, eating disorders, addiction, low self esteem, agrophobia, etc etc
The Feeling Thermometer is a key tool in the treatment of OCD in children and the treatment of anxiety. It is a key component in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatment and helps children and adolescents articulate their symptoms and anxiety levels in a way that parents, caregivers, and mental health professionals can understand and respond to.
OCD IT IS NOT CUTE. It's having this handful of things CONTROL your life. Don't tell me you have "OCD" when you don't. You've never had an OCD anxiety attack because you couldn't fulfill your obsession.