Items Tagged ‘anxiety disorder’

February 18, 2013

Lena Dunham and 9 More Stars with OCD

By Logan Lafferty

For parents with OCD, having children can actually make symptoms worse. “OCD symptoms tend to latch on to things that are most important to us, so parents with OCD may have doubts about their abilities or intrusive thoughts about their child’s safety or hurting their child,” Stephen Whiteside, a psychologist at the Mayo Clinic in […]

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Tags: ABC News, anxiety disorder, Dr. Stephen Whiteside, Lena Dunham, obsessive compulsive disorder, OCD

July 31, 2012

Olivia Munn Has Anxiety Disorder Trichotillomania: ‘I Rip Out My Eyelashes’


Actress Olivia Munn has revealed¬†that she has a rare anxiety disorder called trichotillomania. Trichotillomania is an extreme form of anxiety that causes one to pull out hair from the scalp, eyebrows or eyelashes, possibly leaving bald spots, according to the Mayo Clinic.¬†   International Business Times by Maria Vultaggio

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Tags: anxiety disorder, International Business Times, Olivia Munn, trichotillomania

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