OCD Doesn’t Always Strike Alone

OCD’s Companions

The link will take you to an article on PsychCentral. The author makes the important point that rarely do we suffer in a unidimensional manner. Problems can show up in clusters.

That’s why it’s so important to get a thorough assessment that guides treatment. Make sure you tell your therapist all the symptoms you are experiencing and how they impact on your functioning.

Clusters are pretty common!
Clusters are pretty common!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: OCD Doesn’t Always Strike Alone | Overcoming OCD

 

Journalism Resource Guide on Behavioral Health – SAMHSA News

Journalism resource guide – from The Carter Center

Journalists will find this new resource a helpful tool when reporting stories that include individuals with behavioral health concerns. The Carter Center published the Journalism Resource Guide on Behavioral Health that aims to increase accurate reporting of behavioral health issues, decrease stereotypes, and help reporters better understand mental health and substance use issues. The guide …

Source: Journalism Resource Guide on Behavioral Health – SAMHSA News

World Trade Center responders: PTSD and respiratory illness linked

World Trade Center responders: PTSD and respiratory illness linked: More than 10 years after 9/11, when thousands of rescue and recovery workers descended on the area surrounding the World Trade Center in the wake of the terrorist attacks, a research team has published results of a study examining the relationship between the two signature health problems among WTC first responders—respiratory illness and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).