Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Do you have obsessive thoughts?

How many times each day you realize that you have changed? Everyday stress and fast living apart from the negative effects on physical health, a significant impact on your psyche. Today, lack of money, idleness and inverted moral values ​​of mental health disorders have become a daily occurrence.

Want to live to the fullest, and you simply can not express their views, their creativity, because you environment and other people holding you back. An even bigger problem if you act naturally stubborn perfectionist, over-burdened with details and rules.


Excessive ambicios people are more often exposed to excessive stress which leads to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This type of disorder is one of anxiety and neurotic disorders. Basic characteristics OK person to lead a life of rigid rules and discipline, characterized by anxiety, unrealistic fears, obsessive thoughts and compulsive ideas.

The obsessions

Obsessive thoughts should be distinguished from the usual and normal daily life concerns and problems.These thoughts are linked to specific content and fears, of which a person wants to escape. Due to these thoughts, the man running the daily rituals that help him to get rid of fears and reduce them.
If a person is excessively afraid of disease, then repeatedly wash their hands obsessively, which is a classic example of OCD. A person suffering from OCD are aware of the fact that the rituals performed by the absurd and excessive, but I just can not stop performing compulsive actions.

Obsessions are simply put, compelling thoughts and impulses that are coming up in the mental life of a person, and that she experienced terrible. Obsessions are not dependent on the will of the subject, and people who suffer from obsessions are not critical in terms of their illness and often refuse medical treatment.

Each of us is sometimes a bit compulsive. Compulsions are actions that are performed on special order and are repeated several times, such as over-cleaning the house, excessive military agreement
or clothing. Furniture in a special way, repeatedly checking locked doors several times, checking that everything is turned off in the apartment several times, counting the pillars of light, skipping stake in the streets, collecting registration numbers, etc..

The obsessions are often associated with the current happenings in his life. The most commonly encountered obsessions related to: illness, death, disease, bacteria, viruses, detail and symmetry, cleanliness and order, injury, loss of self-control, sexual content, etc.. At the same time there is an intense fear of perceived illness of injury or other sudden and uncontrollable social behavior.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder occasionally lead to of anxiety or panic. Daily performance ritual increasing the risk of depression.

Many people living with OCD life. Many of us have a mild form of obsessive-compulsive disorder with thoughts that burden us from time to time, but do not disturb our lives. In severe forms of OCD obsessive thoughts are much more persistent, rituals are repeated to infinity and disorder interferes with daily life and renovation.

If you have any of these symptoms seek the assistance of:

- Preoccupation with order, rules, or schedules to the extent that productivity is significantly reduced,

- Perfectionism why nothing you finish,

- Extreme dedication and work tasks without rest and relaxation

- Rigidity, formalism and rigidity in behavior and thinking.

Relationships with other people
OCD people are disciplined to the extreme rigidity .. Treat others in the way of pre-formed and can relax in contact because you constantly worry and feel that something is left to be done.
Obsessive-compulsive people build relationships with people in his eyes symbolize authority, which is not the norm. These people are difficult to adapt to changes.

OCD is characterized by perfectionism at work, Paying attention to even the unimportant details and the pleasure derived by obsessive compulsive rituals. If these traits are not too pronounced OCD person can be a very good fellow, especially for jobs that require precision work.
As a leader on the job difficult decisions. "Workaholics" is the common name for this type of person. OCD people work best in combination with a leader who has a clear purpose and great ideas, but not enough time available. In this situation our compulsive peron will finish all the unfinished things.
Problems are Natai changes in routine.
Obsessive-compulsive people are good for uvođennje order in the chaos, but not for the maintenance of order. When such a person at work is not enough time to create the radical changes that the team should be realized, it will also highlight the uncertainty. Disagreements at work are common, due to excessive expectations of employees.

OCD usually occurs during adolescence or early adulthood, between 18 and 25 years. Sometimes it occurs in childhood. Studies show that the OCD-suffering and between 2% and 3% of the population, and about 1% of children and adolescents.
People with OCD are ashamed of and hide their symptoms, which occur due to complications of isolation, withdrawal, anxiety, depression.

Expert assistance is required due to the fact that people with OCD have become overly self-critical and to non-fulfillment of its unrealistic standards leads to anxiety and severe problems in their daily lives. The intensity of the disorder over time grow and develop over the years. It all starts with a harmless rituals.
Psychotherapy of obsessive-compulsive disorder is of great help.
So, at the end of the story, I wonder how many of us can recognize in this text? How many of us are struggling daily with their own obsessive-compulsive ideas? How many of us think that I can beat this problem?
The most important thing to admit to themselves that there is a problem. I wonder how is the mental suffering is different from diabetes? Do not be silent, do not hide their own fears, seek the help of experts.
And do not forget to hide the light at the end of the tunnel. 

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