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7 Things You Should Know About OCD

  What do you picture when you read the words “obsessive-compulsive disorder”? The first image that may come to mind might be someone washing their hands over and over again until they’re raw. While this can absolutely be a manifestation of obsessive-compulsive disorder, also called OCD, it’s not the only way that the condition can…

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How to Make It Through Adolescence with OCD

    If you’re a teen and you’ve just been diagnosed with OCD, you might think that the world is coming to an end. You might feel like you’ve been dealt a heavy hand. Or feel like it’s going to be too much for you.   The truth is OCD, or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, is…

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Teen OCD: ERP Therapy Works

Imagine having irrational thoughts, intense rituals of washing your hands repeatedly, for instance, and strong fears. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be a debilitating psychological illness if not treated, and it’s a disorder that affects millions of children, teens, and adults.   OCD was once categorized as an anxiety disorder; however in the most recent revision…

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Celebrities with OCD Model Living Life to the Fullest

If you’re a teen with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), you know what it’s like to be faced with compulsions day after day. They may not be large, life threatening compulsions such as the drive to drink; but they’re enough to feel like your life is limited.  However, believe it or not there are over 100…

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Minnesota Teen Arrested After Preparing A School Shooting

Teens are vulnerable to mental illness. In fact, many suffer from psychological disorder without even knowing it. Depression and anxiety are so common in America that having symptoms of those disorders are commonplace. Those who feel sad, numb, and deadened can easily walk through their day without anyone asking, “Are you okay?”   Perhaps that’s…

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