Tag: OCD

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What is OCD?

What is OCD? What is OCD? The first thing many people think about is it’s that ‘thing’ that some people have when they keep washing their hands. Well, from my experience, this could be answered as “yes”, but it is somewhat stereotypical and one can can certainly live the torment of OCD without these hand-washing …

Mental illness is not your fault

Mental illness is not your fault If you have a mental health problem such as an anxiety disorder, depression, schizophrenia or bi-polar, it is not your fault. You are not to blame. There is plenty of literature around which quite clearly describe mental health problems as caused by factors such as biological, genetic and environmental …

Past beliefs about mental illness

Past beliefs about mental illness   Past beliefs about mental illness were distinctly different from today insofar as causes. It was a common belief in primitive societies that people may have had mystic powers who could bring rain, sunshine, and who had other powers including curing the ill. In civilizations such as Arabs, Chinese, Hebrews, …