I'm Obsessively Afraid that I Might Kill My Parents
Harm OCD is the obsessive fear of not being able to stop yourself from doing something terrible.
Living and Dealing with Body Dysmorphic Disorder
These two women have found an effective way to treat their BDD which doesn't involve doctors.
The Crown and Spectre Issue
I Hired a Millennial Life Coach
I wanted to know why so many people in their 20s are entering the multibillion-dollar, nebulously defined life-coaching industry.
Living with a Partner Who Has OCD Is Hell
Because of his OCD, my boyfriend won't touch anything he perceives as "dirty"—public door handles, chipped cups, even his own girlfriend.
Maya Rue Zemi
The VICE Guide to Mental Health
Where Did My OCD Come From?
There's always been a big part of me that wanted to believe that OCD is genetic, that my mum's DNA – rather than her behaviour – gave me OCD. But I've realised that pointing the finger isn't that important when you want to get well.
VICE vs Video games
Anxiety Disorders and the Great Escape Video Gaming Can Provide
I spoke to the developer Matt Gilgenbach, who channelled his own OCD into Neverending Nightmares.
Are Spot Squeezing Videos the New Porn?
Millions of us compulsively watch them in secret.
Stop Pussyfooting Around My OCD
It's better to talk about mental illness and fuck-up than stay silent.
Rose Bretécher, Illustrations: James Burgess
Perfectionism Is a Mental Illness and It's Ruining My Life
It's ruining my professional life and making me be awful to my girlfriend.
Bless This Mess
At 8 AM on a sunny Tuesday morning I am on my way to a crisis site on East End Avenue at 82nd Street. The call had come in an hour or so earlier. "I presume you're in good physical fitness," Ron Alford had warned me over the phone. Ron is the director...
Molly Young, Photos: Clement Holder
Weather and Sleep
Those of you old enough to remember the 80s know that it was the decade in which everyone suddenly realized they were bisexual. In the 90s, we diagnosed ourselves as bipolar and prescribed ourselves cocaine. Then in the 2000s, we all suffered the mass...
Illustrations by Jim Krewson
My part-time-MC/stylist roommate, Miss Matches, has OCD.
Raf + Vince