Blog Posts - Ocd



Anxiety Sucks

My face was pressed against the window in the back seat of the family’s green station wagon.  I sat quietly waiting for my dad to finish work.  I watched as he walked out the door and locked it.  Then the ritual began but I did not k...
by Just A Thought on Dec 19, 2016

Former TV Personality Marc Summers Will Star in Biographical Play Written by SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman

Former TV Personality Marc Summers Will Star in Biographical Play Written by SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex BrightmanBy Marissa Sblendorio || March 8, 2016http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Former-TV-Personality-Marc-Summmers-Will-Star-in-Biographical-Play-...
by Classic Nickelodeon Fan Blog on Mar 9, 2016

OUT OF MY SHELL: Healing Tourette’s syndrome and finding myself in the process

OUT OF MY SHELL: Finding myself amidst Tourette ’s syndrome When I was in grade school, my mother noticed that I started making funny noises. Some tics and twitches appeared on my face, and I exhibited slightly abnormal body movements. After taking...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 4, 2015

I Don’t Suffer From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, I just am picky with some things

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions). It’s also possible to have only obsessions or only compu...
by Amanda's Blog on Aug 22, 2015

OCD Type Reactions in Alcoholics – Thought Action Fusion and Uncontrollabilty

    Alcoholics and addicts and those with other addictive behaviours appear to have the same general cognitive distortions as well as distortions of errors in thinking specific to their manifest addictive behaviour. However, there seem to b...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Aug 21, 2015

How Thinking Can Make Us Fat! Thought-Shape Fusion in Eating Disorders

Thought Shape Fusion – Cognitive Distortions linked to Eating Disorders   Throughout our blogs on this blogsite we have attempted to show that there are commonalities between various addictive behaviours from alcoholism to addiction to sub...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Aug 20, 2015

From a Drinking Problem to a Thinking Problem?

  In early recovery I was amazed that some people in recovery said they never thought about alcohol after a few weeks into recovery. Or rather than thoughts related to alcohol rarely drifted across their minds. I was alarmed by this as thoughts...

How Trauma Becomes Ingrained in the Brain?

PART 2   Following on from the role of memory system in PTSD and simialr psychopathologies (and disorders with which PTSD is also co-occurring) “We propose a similar mechanism may underlie the development and persistence of some PTSD sympt...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jul 8, 2015

One from the Heart

I have started a page on my other blog on the role of trauma and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in addictive behaviours. This is a condition very close to my heart, literally.  http://insidethealcoholicbrain.com/ptsd/ For me PTSD is one R...

Powerless over Thinking!

When I first came into recovery I would be plagued by intrusive thoughts about drinking, I would have thoughts about drinking, at certain times of the day in particular, on sunny days etc. These thoughts used to greatly distress me and I would end fi...

OCD – A Behavioural Addiction?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is primarily conceived as an anxiety disorder but has features resembling addictive behavior. Patients with OCD may develop dependency upon compulsive behaviors because of the rewarding effects following reduction...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jun 22, 2015

The Fanatic in the Attic

When I first came into recovery the thing that really killed me was realising that my thinking was haywire – that I was generally wrong about everything. My ego was devastated by this newly apparent reality. I had long prided myself in always being...

Who Wants to be an Alcoholic?

The social stigma of being an alcoholic prevents many from coming into recovery and treating their illness. And it is an illness but it takes time to realise that – a physiological, psychological, emotional, cognitive, behavioural and spiritual dis...

Homeschooled with Tourette’s

The thought of homeschooling a child with Tourette’s syndrome or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder may sound challenging. This writer gives an insider‘s perspective on being homeschooled with these disorders.
by Hunter Happenings on May 6, 2015

Bulusan volcano ejects ash plume 820 feet into the sky

Mount Bulusan, a volcano in Sorsogon province, ejected a plume or cloud of ash 820 feet into the sky on Tuesday, Bicol region civil defense authorities said in a post on their official Facebook account. A earthquake generated the ash explosion, the O...
by Tech Pinoy on May 6, 2015

Cara Mengecilkan Perut Dengan Diet OCD

Cara Mengecilkan Perut Dengan Diet OCD. Apakah anda memiliki masalah dengan penampilan yaitu berat badan berlebih (obesitas)?? Mungkin anda sudah mencoba berbagai metode diet namun apakah diet yang anda lakukan tersebut membuahkan hasil?? Tidak ada s...

How To Diagnose Your OCD Symptoms Right

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder also called OCD is one of the mental disorders becoming very common in the present days. OCD symptoms are easier to recognize by others compared to the individual with OCD as the person suffering from this mental conditi...
by The Anxious Athlete on Dec 24, 2014

How To Diagnose Your OCD Symptoms Right

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder also called OCD is one of the mental disorders becoming very common in the present days. OCD symptoms are easier to recognize by others compared to the individual with OCD as the person suffering from this mental conditi...
by The Anxious Athlete on Dec 24, 2014

Favorite Blogs of the Week

As promised, here are my favorite blogs of the week: Michelle over at Home for Now is a DIY genius when it comes to turning her house into a home. Be sure to follow along as she shares her ideas for creating a beautiful, purposeful and functional h...
by SimpLeigh Organized on Oct 11, 2014


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