Who’s Coocoo for Covid Pucks?
If you weren’t a germophobe you probably are now. (The statements below are all cut and paste from google.)
Germaphobes are obsessed with sanitation and feel compelled to clean excessively, but they’re really suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder in which a person has certain thoughts repeatedly (called “obsessions“) or feels the need to perform certain routines repeatedly (called “compulsions“) to an extent which generates distress or impairs general functioning.
There is hope!
Treatments: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
CBT aims to help you deal with overwhelming problems in a more positive way by breaking them down into smaller parts.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is a psycho-social intervention that aims to improve mental health. CBT focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful cognitive distortions and behaviors, improving emotional regulation, and the development of personal coping strategies that target solving current problems.
Added December 11, 2020