What Is Anxiety? The Symptoms, Types, Causes and Treatments You Need to Know About

Though everyone feels anxious from time to time, an anxiety disorder is something else completely. Anxiety is our body’s response to stress, but for someone with an anxiety disorder, their nervousness, fears and worrying don’t go away once a situation has passed. In fact, a person’s anxiety symptoms can get to the point of interrupting their daily lives. Approximately 40 …

How People With OCD Are Managing During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Most people have stereotyped ideas as to what OCD is.  In the 19th century, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) was known as “The Doubting Disease.”  This was rather accurate.  One of the main features of this disorder is unrelenting doubt that usually centers on the sufferer’s fear that they’re in harms’ way or that they’ll inflict harm, purposefully or negligently, on others. …

5 Common Myths About OCD

With the growth of the Internet over the last three decades, there has been an explosion of information on just about every conceivable topic.  Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is certainly no exception.  Along with the dissemination of helpful and accurate information by knowledgable clinicians and institutions of higher learning, the Internet has spawned an equal volume of destructively false information. Several …