Every generation goes through its own experiences and has its own problems to deal with. The millennials are no exception, having come of age at a time of economic crisis and austerity that has had a huge impact on their lives, including cuts to many mental health services. Millennials have also been at the forefront of some significant social shifts, particularly the expansion of the internet into every area of their lives, creating an always-on culture full of edited photos and anonymous conversations. What impact has all this had on the mental health of millennials?
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic or long-term condition that can vary in severity throughout your life. Sometimes the symptoms can get better or worse but the underlying condition is always there. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t live a full and happy life. Although we don’t yet have a cure for OCD there are treatments and self-care techniques that can help you to overcome it.