Anxiety · OCPD

My Mental Health Diagnoses

Today is a more clinical post. While this blog explores the nature of living with mental health issues on a personal, anecdotal level, I thought I would take one post and share the diagnostic criteria behind my specific mental health issues (in order of diagnosis): generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive personality… Continue reading My Mental Health Diagnoses


Living With OCPD (Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder)

Ugh, pop culture. Let's get rid of this right out of the gate. OCPD is not OCD. Obessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an obsessive-compulsive disorder along with body dysmorphic disorder, hoarding disorder, trichotillomania, and excoriation disorder. They are a distinct category of disorder once part of the larger Anxiety class in the DSM that were separated into… Continue reading Living With OCPD (Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder)