Using CBD for OCD: Why (and How) It’s Effective

In recent years, scientific research has been able to confirm that the anxiety disorder Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) is more common than originally thought. According to recent reports by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 1.2% of all US adults have been diagnosed with OCD – with over 80% of the affected suffering moderate to […]

When extreme obsessive-compulsive symptoms move from disorder to disability

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Understanding Agoraphobia, a fear of crowds & helplessness in the outdoors

From avoiding crowds to fearing them Fear of overcrowded or confined places, but also vast and open places is known as agoraphobia. An agoraphobe fears the possibility of losing control over a situation, and not being able to escape easily in case of danger. Agoraphobia may only concern certain places (e.g. public spaces, or busy […]

Beyond Pack-Rat: Hoarding Disorder and Diogenes syndrome

By Tina Richardson   Compulsive hoarding, aka Diogenes syndrome, is a pathological anxiety disorder that hampers a person’s general ability to disassociate value from objects. Typically this manifests in an accumulation of unnecessary items over a period of months, or even years. Although this trend remains controllable in a majority of individuals with the disorder, […]

Panic attack

“Panic attack” was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for W3C, accessibility compliance.   Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something bad is going to happen.[1][2] The maximum degree of symptoms occurs within minutes.[2] Typically they last […]