08 Nov '16, 7am

Trivalising mental disorders may not be as fun for actual sufferers:

Trivalising mental disorders may not be as fun for actual sufferers:

During a recent Saturday out with my friend, I chanced upon a design that caught my eye at Typo, a popular gift and stationery shop amongst youngsters. There was a cup imprinted with the letters OCD, for Obsessive Caffeine Disorder. I was appalled that such a distasteful design was actually sold publicly. OCD, which actually stands for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, is one of the top 10 debilitating conditions as ranked by the World Health Organisation. It is classified as a type of anxiety disorder in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the American Psychiatric Association's classification and diagnostic tool for mental disorders. The challenges of living with OCD are a daily struggle. As a sibling of someone with OCD, I should know. Each day, it pains my heart to see my loved one struggling with intrusive thoughts and being stu...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Users/J/A/JacelynChia/2016/11/The-tr...

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