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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness that is estimated to affect over 740,000 people in the UK at any one time. People with OCD might feel compelled to ritualistically check thi...
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Sometimes a photo can express more than words ever can. That’s especially true when it comes to mental health conditions, which are challenging to explain to those who don’t understand what it’s like...
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Collectively, we have a nasty habit of misusing mental health words to explain a situation or experience. If you change your mind, you're "bipolar." If you're hyper-organized, you're "OCD." And if you...
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I don't think there's anything over-the-top about my behaviour. I just like to avoid food poisoning. And standing on crumbs. And I want to be in control at all times. Anyway, I've always been like this. It's how I am. It's my normal.
The 'healthy' brain works like an email system. It knows which messages are important, and which aren't. My email system didn't come with filters. Instead, my inbox is flooded with spam. Inbox management is challenging; OCD is ridiculous.