The THREE disorders
What are the THREE disorders?
THE FACTS ABOUT OCD
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a condition in which people experience repetitive and upsetting thoughts and/or behaviours. Has two main features: Obsessives and Compulsions. There may be many different types of each.The exact cause is unknown.
THE FACTS ABOUT BDD
An anxiety disorder whereby a person is abnormally preoccupied with an imagined or slight defect in their physical appearance.Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) usually develops in adolescence a time when people are generally most sensitive about their appearance
THE FACTS ABOUT TTM
People who have Trichotillomania (TTM) pull out hair from their scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows or other parts of the body. Some researchers have found that nearly 20% of hair pullers eat their hair or chew off and swallow the root ends. Prevalence is estimated at 1-2% of the population.