5 famous personalities with obsessive-compulsive disorder

5 famous personalities with obsessive-compulsive disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common anxiety disorder affecting millions of people in the United States. OCD has characteristic symptoms such as compulsion to perform particular tasks in a specific way. OCD causes implausible encumbrances for the individuals experiencing this condition. Interestingly, despite recognizing that the compulsive behaviors and obsessive thoughts are irrational, patients usually find it difficult to resist the habit. Read more

Hypnotherapy for treating anxiety disorder: It’s pros and cons

Hypnotherapy for treating anxiety disorder: It’s pros and cons

Anxiety disorder is the most common illness affecting nearly 18 percent of the population, observes the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). Anxiety is a natural response of the body to a threatening condition or to stress. A moderate form of anxiety is not bad. In fact, it can help a person stay vigilant, focused and pro-active but when anxiety becomes persistent, it can affect a person emotionally, socially, physically and psychologically. Read more