An Intimate Look at Seven Lesser-Known Types of OCD

These expressions of OCD are darker, harder to talk about, and can remain undiagnosed for years.


The Many Obsessions That Can Haunt a Person with OCD

An intimate look at seven lesser-known types of OCD that are darker, harder to talk about, and can remain undiagnosed for years.


Ten Questions for a Woman Who Remembers Every Moment of Her Life

"My first memory is being in a dark place, with a reddish light and my head between my legs."


How Do I Know If I Have OCD?

This week in the Coping newsletter: How our staff writer dealt with an OCD diagnosis, and what to do if you think you might have it too.


My Ex Abused Me and Stalked Me. Then I Developed OCD

I started making lists and timelines so I could deal with my stalker ex. Then it became a compulsion.


An Ode to Two Dots, the Game That Eases My Anxious Mind

In Two Dots, the goal is erasure. It’s a game with just the right amount of strategy and luck to make it compelling, satisfying, and calming.


The Mental and Social Consequences of Compulsive Hair-Pulling

Echoing the experiences of many, a man in his late 20s described middle school as “absolute hell” because kids perceived him as “the weird kid with missing eyelashes."


Some People Spend Up to 4 Hours a Day Lost in Their Imagination

The condition is referred to as 'maladaptive daydreaming.'


My Immigrant Father Was Separated from His Parents

He and I are still paying the price, 50 years later.


19 Everyday Things That Trigger My OCD

OCD isn't a cute way to refer to how you like your desk to be organized. There's no contentment here; just repetitive thoughts and behaviors to try and keep those thoughts from coming true.


I Tried to Make Sense of the Alleged Sex Cult NXIVM's Bizarre Health Claims

A NXIVM-funded documentary suggesting their self-help therapy dramatically reduces symptoms of Tourette’s is screening in California Tuesday.


The Man Who Treated His OCD with Magic Mushrooms

On this episode, we talk to Adam Strauss, creator of the off-broadway show 'The Mushroom Cure,' about his experience treating his mental health with psychedelics.