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What You Should Know If You Love Someone With OCD
OCD is not a quirk of your partner's personality ― it’s an actual disorder.
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The Fear Of Hair Is A Real Thing, Explaining Why Your Drain Is Such A Nightmare
Try not to gag.
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Vet Who Sought VA Help Was Told To Come Back In 3 Months. He Killed Himself Instead.
Charles Ingram III set himself on fire in front of a VA clinic last year.
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What It's Like To Survive Postpartum OCD
It’s not as well-known as postpartum depression, but for new moms it's just as debilitating.
We All Have To Die Of Something, So Why Bother Being Healthy?
Medical Doctor in Global Health, Harvard Fellow 2013-2015, Soc...
It’s 6:45 on a cold and rainy Tuesday morning. The alarm blares. As you begin to wake and wonder how it could possibly be
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This Anorexia Treatment Probably Doesn't Work. It Might Have Something To Tell Us Anyway.
By Juli Fraga, On Assignment For HuffPost
Bottle-feeding therapy touches on some of the factors that make eating disorders hard to treat.
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Gender Discrimination And Diagnosis: The Lost Girls On The Autism Spectrum
Co-Founder of WE, social entrepreneur, author and speaker
When girls fixate on dolls or books, when they’re obsessively neat or shy and quiet, that’s seen as normal—deferential female behavior.
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Amanda Seyfried Got Real About Managing Her Mental Health While Pregnant
"A healthy parent is a healthy kid," the actress said.
OCD Is Not Just Having A Few Odd Tics. It's A Disordered Way Of Thinking .
Writer, editor, author.
When people joke about being “so OCD,” what they mean to say is that they have a preference for something to be ordered specifically
When Does Hoarding Become A Problem, And How Can We Help Alleviate It?
The #1 freestanding psychiatric hospital in the US, dedicated ...
By Carol R. Hevia, PsyD Hoarding is a mental health disorder characterized by a persistent and powerful difficulty in getting
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Mental Health Treatment Can Save Lives, But The Right Diagnosis Can Take Years
“I was very thankful, but also really annoyed that it took so long to get right,” one man says.
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What If The Affordable Care Act Was Available 20 Years Ago?
Social Media & Current Events Writer & Executive Assistant
I was one of hundreds shuffled in and out of the county mental health center.
These Fake Beauty Ads Have A Secret Mental Health Meaning
*watches them on repeat*
Is Bulimia Considered A Mental Illness?
LCSW and founder of Eating Disorder Recovery Specialists, a na...
Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that affects the mind, body, and soul while trapping the person into a cycle of shame
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9 Things I Learned About OCD From My Son
Award-winning author of three memoirs, she is also a journalis...
Although I used to be a travel writer, I took my most frightening journey only recently, with my family, without ever leaving
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13 Things People With OCD Want You To Know
No, you're not "so OCD" if you want a clean house.
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Does Online Therapy Actually Work?
For some conditions, online therapy can be just as effective as in-person treatment.
Postpartum OCD Is Also A Thing
Former HuffPost Employee, Happy Wife, Full-Time Mom, Aspiring ...
Reframing a journey in overcoming a frightening perinatal disorder. The day after our daughter, Sydney, was born in 2016
This Heartbreaking Poem About Dating With OCD Is So Spot On
Eye opening, isn't it?
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My OCD Doesn't Look Like Your OCD
Educator, Writer, Activist
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an extremely misunderstood illness. I can speak to this because my OCD doesn’t look like
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Intense Fear Of Guilt May Be At The Heart Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
People high in "guilt sensitivity" are more vulnerable to developing OCD.
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Researchers Are Studying Fecal Transplant As A Potential Treatment For Autism
While preliminary, a new study suggests targeting gut bacteria may hold promise.
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