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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
My name is Megan. I am 19 years old and live in Nottingham; however I am currently studying at university in Cardiff. As well as having the normal work and life of a teenager I also have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
The OCD I have mainly revolves around intrusive thoughts... Read more
My name is Jo; I am 34 years old and live in London. I am not working at the moment, although I was a pharmacologist. I also have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
The OCD I currently have is a combination of many things that at times have left me almost house bound. Some of my... Read more
It started with a thought, when I was maybe 5 or 6. I would jump across my parents’ fish pond. I don’t even know why, I was just compelled to do so. Even though I knew I couldn’t swim and potentially could have drowned, I still found myself jumping across the pond trying to make the other... Read more
I am a friend of a very attractive, intelligent young woman who has suffered from BDD for around ten years or more. Over the course of time I have had the privilege to know her I have gone through every emotion conceivable. At first a total lack of understanding on my part and sheer... Read more