Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Finding My Way Back to Center

Maria Senise | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Senise

Originally, I wanted to name this post "Aimlessly Attempting to Crawl My Way Back to Center," but I thought it was too defeatist sounding. It is how I'm feeling as of late though. I feel like the balance and grounding I had found has become hazy, muted, diluted.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Affects 1 In 10 Post-Natal Women

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Post-natal OCD may be a previously unrecognised mental problem faced by many women after giving birth, new research suggests. Experts estimate that...

Alternative Medicines for Mental Health

Kerry Hudson | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

Many of us are choosing a greener lifestyle, and that goes for medication too. Holistic therapist Sorrell Robbins explains "The idea of alternative medicine - namely herbs - is to help moderate and balance the individual alongside medical and/or psychiatric care and not to cure conditions that mainstream doctors were unable to".

What Makes a Stalker?

Mandy Saligari | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mandy Saligari

Stalking is an anti-social and unacceptable behaviour for civilised society. However, it is also a core characteristic of some addictive processes, such as Sex and Love Addiction where an individual will abandon all sense of self to immerse themselves into the world, or fantasy world, of another.

Ruby Wax and My Personal 'Mad Confession'

Charlotte Fantelli | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Fantelli

Who am I? I am a businesswoman in a new Versace dress. I'm an author, a painter, a grumpy cow in the mornings, a lover of fast cars, and a girl who should only ever sing when completely alone. Oh and I also have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Are We All Addicts?

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

Many people sneer at the idea that addiction is a disease. "Surely so-and-so can just stop drinking" they say about alcoholics, unaware that an alcoholic can't control his craving for more drink -- just as a cancer or diabetes patient can't control the progression of his disease. Anyone who knows an alcoholic, or a hard core drug addict, will know that many of them desperately want to give up but are unable to.

Could Shopaholics Be 'Cured' By Pill Designed To Treat Alzheimer's?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

People who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) could be ‘cured’ with a pill designed to treat Alzheimer’s disease, claim a team of p...

Could OCD Be Caused By Bacteria?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Streptococcus bacteria, which causes strep throat and scarlet fever in children, could be the cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a team of ...