Posts Tagged 'obsessive compulsive disorder'

10 Mental Health Resolutions to Make for 2016

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Making New Year’s resolutions has become a bit of a running joke in this country, a way to set ourselves up for disappointment. However, the beginning of a new year is actually a great time to evaluate your current state of affairs and set some new goals. Many people make resolutions involving their physical health, which is wonderful—but mental health resolutions should also be considered.

If you’ve had mental illness issues in the past, making an appointment with your Newport Beach ...

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OCD Week Helps Spread Awareness

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This week is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Awareness Week. OCD Week is an international effort to raise awareness and understanding about obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders, with the goal of helping more people get access to effective treatment. An estimated 1 in 100 adults and 1 in 200 children in the United States likely have some form of OCD.

When most people think of OCD, they think of people who wash their hands compulsively or repetitive counting. But it’s so much ...

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Signs Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder In Children

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About one in 200 children suffers from some kind of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a personality disorder. All children have worries and concerns, but children with OCD can’t stop their obsessive thoughts from happening. Here are a few signs that your child’s behavior may be cause for concern:

  • Excessive fear of dirt, germs or illness
  • Unreasonable attention to detail
  • Need for symmetry and order
  • Fear that something bad ...
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