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Mental Health: Facts About Eating Disorders [Infographic]

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Eating disorders are driven by an intense fear of becoming overweight, damaging both physical and mental health. The two most common eating disorders are anerexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, although their symptoms are often mixed.Eating disorders affect seven girls in every 1,000, and one boy in every 1,000. It usually begins to be a problem at teenage years, but can happen at any time.It's not known for certain what causes them, but many factors could play a part --Social pressure…

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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.

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.

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Anxiety Disorders is a common term used for numerous psychiatric disorders caused by worrying, uneasiness, apprehension and fear which cause severe damage to both physical and mental self. #anxiety #health

Anxiety Disorders is a common term used for numerous psychiatric disorders caused by worrying, uneasiness, apprehension and fear which cause severe damage to both physical and mental self. #anxiety #health

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This pin reminds me of how mental health issues develop. We start with a clean slate and then every negative experience (and trauma) piles up, one on top of the other over the years, and then there is hardly anything left of the real us, and our personalities get just as jumbled up (what we call disordered in psychology) because of the level of disorganization (chaos) in our lives. Speak up, protect yourself, seek help, and take time to heal today!!!

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Infographic: 5 Types of Mental Illness

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that more than 45 million Americans have a mental illness in any given year. Learn more about 5 types.

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