OCD and Addiction

by baladmin | August 27, 2015

According to the Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25% of those who seek treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) also have a substance abuse disorder. OCD is the overwhelming need to do a task repetitively; such as, hand washing, checking locked doors, updating a calendar, counting calories, etc… Doing these tasks temporarily relieves anxiety. In some cases […]

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What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

by baladmin | July 8, 2014

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions). Famous People With OCD Howie Mandel is known for his germ phobia and will go out of his way to avoid shaking a person’s hand. […]

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