Month: October 2015

On Awful People, Jour-no-lism, and the Epidemic of ‘Faux-C-D’

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mental health / ocd

I’ve just posted two newspaper opinion pieces from the same newspaper, published on the same weekend. One, by a doctor, describes OCD pretty accurately: a “living torture, leaving many sufferers with a sense that they are trapped in their own minds”. He gets it spot on when he says “being a tad fussy about lining up … soft drinks doesn’t even begin to merit the diagnosis.” Being clean and tidy? Good for you. I wish […]

And now, a word from our sponsor…

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