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How to Take the Power Back from Intrusive Thought OCD

How to Take the Power Back from Intrusive Thought OCD?

In this counseling answer: •Individuals with OCD tend to assign meaning to each and every thought they have which, in turn, causes them to act on the thought depending on the nature of the thought. •You need to constantly remind yourself that your thoughts are simply not who you are, and they need to be …

Mental disorders

Religion in Mental Health: Soul Under Pressure

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depressive disorders are the fourth leading cause of ill health and disability amongst adults worldwide. By 2020, it is expected that mental health disorders will represent the world’s largest health problem (Duckworth p.2). Researchers view the spread of urbanization as a major contributory factor to this. Although it does …

Can Creativity Exist with Mental Disorders?

Can Creativity Exist with Mental Disorders?

With every hour passing, medicine and human sciences make fascinating steps that build up to extend the bridge between us and the secrets of the absolute wonder created by God which is our human brain.


Why Are Muslims More Likely to Suffer From OCD?

In the first part of this article, the counselor gave examples of 2 cases that suffer from obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD). In this part, she will analyze the mentioned cases and explain more about the different types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. The obsessive-compulsive symptoms are not attributable to the physiological effects of a substance or another medical condition. …

I Found Out My Wife Suffers from Multiple Personality Disorder

I Found Out My Wife Suffers from Multiple Personality Disorder

In this counseling answer: “Try to give things a chance first. Try to understand things from her side and support her through her difficulties. Maybe the love between you will strengthen as you realize the daily struggles she faces. If you still feel too betrayed by her and her family after this time and you feel you …

Down syndrome

Down Syndrome – Facts & Misconceptions

Attitudes towards disability can have a profound effect on the psychological well-being of those affected by disability, whether it be directly or indirectly. One way forward in addressing such attitudes towards disability lies within education. We have the responsibility to educate ourselves on disability from both an Islamic, as well as psychological perspective in order …

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