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.
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.
Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterised by disturbances in a person’s thoughts, perceptions, emotions and behaviour. This infographic highlights changes in current thinking about the illness. To find out more visit www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk.
Image of a self-care checklist, divided into 2 columns. Column on the left details activities that are harmful or negative, and the right column outlines positive, self-care activities one can undertake to be healthy.