Personal Stories

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Tom

Posted on: 21st January 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Tom; I am 34 and living in London. I was signed off work due to suffering with Severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) but have since then worked on gaining confidence and am now doing volunteer work.

My OCD is all about moral obsessions. I am constantly obsessed that I... Read more

Posted on: 21st January 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Alison; I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). At aged 52 I currently work voluntarily within mental health as vice chair of Barnet Voice as well as a mental health advocate.

OCD for me at the moment is being kept under control, however it has taken many different forms... Read more

Posted on: 21st January 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Barbara Lloyd, I am 50 years old and I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I live in Merseyside and I spend my days looking after my house and completing rituals; it’s fair to say in some ways my life is very much OCD based.

The OCD I am currently battling with is a... Read more

Posted on: 21st January 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Josh; I live in Lytham St Annes. I am 23 and working as a chef which for me is my dream job, although it has taken me a while to get here including being unemployed and previously studying English language and literature at the University of Cumbria. As well as all this, I have... Read more

Sue

Posted on: 16th January 2014 by: Joel

My name is Sue; I am 61 and live in Canterbury. I am now working for Mind charity after spending years suffering from Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

My success is that after years of hard work I have recovered from this life disabling illness therefore it doesn’t affect me to much... Read more

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