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 formerly a digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her Masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.