Personal Stories

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Posted on: 11th February 2014 by: Joel

Hi, my name is Jo, I’m a volunteer here at OCD Action and I am thrilled to say that I have recovered from a life-time of debilitating OCD.

Today, at 34, I am no longer a slave to OCD; I no longer feel like a prisoner of my own mind; I no longer hate existing, OCD  no longer dictates... Read more

Posted on: 11th February 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Kate. I am 21 years old and studying at university. As well as my studies I also have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

My OCD is a combination of different things that affect me every day, these include; numbers, repetitions, and even how I get dressed. My days are lost in... Read more

Posted on: 21st January 2014 by: ImoP

My name is Christine and I live in Preston, Lancashire. My youngest daughter is 22 and is affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) which revolves around contamination.

I had always noticed that my daughter had strange little habits but I thought it was normal childlike behaviours... Read more

Posted on: 21st January 2014 by: ImoP

My name is India; I am 17 years old living in Suffolk. I am currently studying for my A levels with the hopes of going to university to study psychology. Alongside this I also have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

The OCD I am currently struggling with is very similar to what I... Read more

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

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