Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by uncontrollable thoughts and fears (obsessions). These obsessions cause repetitive behaviors (compulsions) that a person uses in an effort to stop the obsessions. People wi...
Obsessions are persistent, uncontrollable thoughts or ideas. When a fixation on a thought, an idea, or an emotion interferes with a person's ability to live a happy, productive life, that fixation can be considered an unhealthy obsession.
Child emotional/psychological abuse is defined as behaviors, speech, and actions of parents or other caregivers that have a negative mental impact on children. It can also be referred to as child neglect. The U. S. government defines emotional abu...