These OCD & BFRB materials compliment anxiety tools on this site, specifically the Tool 20/20/20. Recommended Reading: Grayson, J. (2014). Freedom From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Personalized Recovery Program For Living With Uncertainty. . Feel free to use materials on this site with therapist of your choice.
This video discusses obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as well as its prevalence, causes, symptoms and current treatments. Video by McMaster Demystifying Medicine students Kavena Sivakumar, Alice Nassar, Halla Rahman, Waleed Dhillon and Elise MacLean 6 min 2017
People with OCD experience obsessions, which are specific thoughts that are intense and intrusive. Treatment options may include ERP and medication. 5 min 2020
Call it by it's name. OCD is a brain thing. This video helps you understand how thoughts get stuck in your head | 3 min | 2015
The OCD Monster 2018 | Tauscha Johanson | TEDx 13 min
As mother to an OCD daughter, Tauscha Johanson describes their family’s discovery of how to starve the monster, making it weaker in the process, and everyone’s life a little better.
#6 Overcoming Trichotillomania: The Power of Awareness BFRB stands for Body Focused Repetitive Behavior, a family of conditions that include compulsive hair pulling (trichotillomania), skin picking (dermatillomania) and nail biting (onychophagia). These are the most common mental health disorders with approximately 1 in 20 Americans affected.
Aneela Idnani | TEDxFargo 2019 11 minutes
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