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Since April 2013 I have been soul searching. Facing my fears and pain which I hid away and ignored for so long. When I finally boiled over my pain transpired in the form of depression and anxiety. The anxiety came as a reaction to compulsive behaviour which I used to 'control' and safety... Read more
It all started at age 7. That's the first memory I can remember linking with OCD. I wasn't like the children I had watched on Nickelodeon or the ones on the movies who were scared of monsters underneath their beds. I had disturbing thoughts, not about monsters or aliens or anything like... Read more
My name's Louise, im 29 years old and it all started for me back in 2009, I had never had intrusive thoughts before this time. I'm assuming it all started when a was reading a paper and i was reading something that i know a shouldn't have as a knew it would leave me feeling bad afterwards... Read more
I will just try and give you some insight into OCD and how it affects sufferers and their carers. I very much hope this will be useful for you. OCD often tends to begin when people are quite young or just coming into adolescence. There is now some quite strong evidence that OCD has... Read more
Hello everyone, My name is Brian and I am a sufferer of OCD all my life (im21) it's been a long road to recovery and it got worse before it got better. I'll start at the beginning and my OCD began when I was a kid where I would get intrusive thoughts of harming my family by doing... Read more