What are Intrusive Thoughts?

Hey everybody! Today’s topic is intrusive thoughts. What are they? Why do they happen? And then what do we do about them? So stay tuned. [music] So like I said, today’s topic is intrusive thoughts. And those are . . . exactly what they sound like. They’re almost like thoughts that just pop up in our head, and we don’t […]

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Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Hi my name is Naomi ballet is my absolute favourite thing in the world but a condition called Obsessive Compulsive Disorder put my dreams of dance on hold My Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD started when I was in Junior High I started to get totally stressed out by the order of things. I was fixated on making sure everything […]

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ASD: treating co-occurring anxiety, mood, and OCD | Rogers Behavioral Health

It’s important to recognize right up front that we’re not treating autism per se We’re treating comorbid anxiety and mood problems in the context of autism So we’re trying to treat the secondary conditions Social and communication deficits That’s our secondary target The third focus is going to be on activities of daily living A lot of families come into […]

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Living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Emetophobia – ANNA | MISTAG

I remember using it a lot when I first thought I was getting something. I did think I was going crazy at some point. But then I feel like the more you get into the world of mental illness and the more you learn about all the different kind of illnesses you can get the less the word crazy seems […]

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Tips on Talking to Your Parents About Your Mental Health

so before I go into this video I want to say that this topic is easier said than done what I’m going to say is going to sound very simplistic but i know you’re feeling right now you’re feeling very anxious because you know you need help and that’s amazing that you’re taking the steps to talk to your parents […]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Today we’ve been talking about repetitive actions and rituals that are part of OCD and how those can disrupt normal life. Now in Melissa’s case it has become so frustrating when she’s around her sister Justine. But I wanna talk about OCD some more so I invited my good friend Doctor Freda Lewis-Hall Chief Medical Officer at Pfizer to join […]

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Denise Talks About her OCD and Eating Disorder

>>I am going to be 52 years old on Friday, and I actually have had an eating disorder for… It started when I was 28. And I went into treatment at age 43. And I was in treatment for several years before I would consider myself in recovery. I have been in recovery, though, now for 5-1/2 years. I also […]

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How Cochrane Evidence can help support health care decisions

I have a real personal interest in mental health research. I’ve benefited from it myself. When I had OCD I was looking for something I could trust. I read a lot around my condition and there was just so much rubbish online and some of it was quite frightening and misleading, and so I knew that if I looked at […]

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Mental Health [101] in Schools & A Personal Story of Addiction, Mental Illness, Recovery, Wellbeing

Jacob and Jesse these two dudes helped us set this up so let’s give them a quick round of applause! The amount of people it takes just to organize this it shows us that you need a community to do things. Anyhow, so how’s this sound yeah and you guys can hear me in the back okay so my name […]

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Dr. Halverson on the FOCUS Program | Rogers Behavioral Health

So the FOCUS program is an exciting new option here at Rogers Memorial Hospital We are really trying to take patients in this transition of life where they’re moving from adolescence to adulthood When you’re leaving your family it’s when you’re establishing roots It’s when you’re going to college getting a job These are very important developmental milestones It’s very […]

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