Harm OCD is the obsessive fear of not being able to stop yourself from doing something terrible.
These two women have found an effective way to treat their BDD which doesn't involve doctors.
I wanted to know why so many people in their 20s are entering the multibillion-dollar, nebulously defined life-coaching industry.
Because of his OCD, my boyfriend won't touch anything he perceives as "dirty"—public door handles, chipped cups, even his own girlfriend.
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.
I spoke to the developer Matt Gilgenbach, who channelled his own OCD into Neverending Nightmares.
Millions of us compulsively watch them in secret.
It's better to talk about mental illness and fuck-up than stay silent.
It's ruining my professional life and making me be awful to my girlfriend.
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...
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...
My part-time-MC/stylist roommate, Miss Matches, has OCD.