Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) If you have obsessive thoughts this means that certain words or ideas keep coming into your mind automatically. This can make you feel very anxious, particularly if the thoughts are nasty, unpleasant or frightening. For example, some people have repeated thoughts about germs causing disease or death. In order to cope with …∞
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Anxiety Disorders that can be associated with substance abuse and co-dependency. Anxiety disorders can easily be associated with slips, busts or relapse. To maintain sobriety these need to be addressed either through the 12 Steps with your sponsor or with professional help. There are many types of anxiety disorders that include panic disorder, obsessive compulsive …∞
Applying the 12 Step Approach to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Laura Russell, Ph.D. Powerlessness On the surface, this idea seems a simple one for trauma survivors. You feel totally helpless and overrun by your trauma and your trauma symptoms. In fact, when you were traumatized [whether this was child abuse, a robbery, battery or …∞