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Posted on: 15th May 2018 by: Olivia

I have suffered with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) for over 25 years now, it was only in the later years of my life did I discover how stress played its part and what I had to do to manage it. Back in the day, before I became a freelance illustrator I would use art as a hobby and... Read more

Posted on: 26th April 2018 by: Olivia

Everyone who knows me will know that there is a long running joke about me and OCD. My best man made reference to it in his speech at my wedding. I like my things being straight, tidy, in order etc. and this has made me the target for many a joke with my friends in the past. Unfortunately... Read more

Posted on: 12th April 2018 by: Olivia

During Autism Awareness week, Steve Slavin tells us about his lifelong struggle with OCD, other mental health problems and autism. A late diagnosis of autism when he was 48 years old, prompted Steve to change his life and rebrand himself as an openly autistic person. He has created online... Read more

Posted on: 17th March 2018 by: Debalina

I have guilt over a past event. when I was only 7,an aunty came to my house..she has schizophrenia and she is mentally sick.we were playing some fashion show game.suddenly I made some sexual activities with her.last year suddenly this memory came to my mind.i got anxiety.now I have some weird... Read more

Posted on: 15th March 2018 by: Julie sadler

Quote:I am at the end of my tether with my 18 year old daughter who has very extreme contamination ocd. She is so bad at that moment she will not go to university,go on public transport,sit on furniture at home,touch anything in the house unless she is wearing socks on her hands. She... Read more

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