Obsessive compulsive disorder is a serious psychiatric illness that affects millions of people worldwide. People with this disease struggle with intrusive thoughts and sometimes it leads to repetitive compulsive behaviour. For example, sometimes a patient might be inclined to count the lamp posts or shops on his way and if they suspect they have missed one, they go back and start the procedure all over again. They might also develop a tendency to check the doors and windows several times to…
OCD IT IS NOT CUTE. It's having this handful of things CONTROL your life. Don't tell me you have "OCD" when you don't. You've never had an OCD anxiety attack because you couldn't fulfill your obsession. Stop calling these diseases cute. They're not. THEY SUCK.
The brain is an organ that can get sick or damaged like any other organ. Physical and chemical changes can effect your mood and ability to function. Yeah, it's all in your head. Because your brain is in your head, and it can get sick!
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