https://www.healthcentral.com/article/inflated-responsibility-associated-with-ocd-anxiety
Anxiety DisordersStress

Being Too Hard on Yourself May Threaten Your Mental Health

Carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? You could be risking a full-blown case of OCD or anxiety.

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    Lara DeSanto

    Lara DeSanto

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    Lara is a digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She's also a staff writer and email newsletter chief. Previously, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.