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About living with (or recovering from) Mental Disorders and Co-Dependency
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Disability Focus: OCD and OCPD

OCD is an anxiety disorder characterized by either Obsessions (intrusive, repetitive thoughts that won't leave the mind and that cause great anxiety) or Compulsions (repetitive behaviors that are designed to reduce anxiety brought on by obsessions).

 

OCPD, on the other hand, is a personality style characterized by a preoccupation with "orderliness, perfectionism and mental and interpersonal control at the expense of flexibility, openness and efficiency.

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How can musical memory survive amnesia?

How can musical memory survive amnesia? | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Neurologists believe they are coming closer to understanding how people with severe amnesia are able to retain the ability to play music.
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U.S. military illegally discharging veterans with personality disorder, report says - The Denver Post

U.S. military illegally discharging veterans with personality disorder, report says - The Denver Post | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Department of Defense has illegally discharged hundreds of veterans in the past decade by not following their own protocols when making a diagnosis of...
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How Can I Deny Thee, OCPD? Let Me Count The Ways

How Can I Deny Thee, OCPD? Let Me Count The Ways | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

It's hard for any of us to admit that we might be mentally ill. There's a big stigma (perhaps it should be called a Stinkma) about having any kind of mental disorder - except for perhaps the "cool" ones, like bi-polar disorder or anorexia.

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