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    “Why I tell my friends I’m taking antidepressants”

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    Life

    “Hearing others talk about how they feel in lockdown has made me feel less alone”

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The different types of OCD, explained
Life

All the different kinds of OCD explained

Because there’s so much more to the condition than handwashing and cleanliness.

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Lauren Geall
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Beauty

“I’ve been pulling my hair out for over a decade – here’s what made me stop”

You're not the only one suffering.

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Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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Frankie Bridge
People

OCD manifests in hundreds of different ways, as Frankie Bridge’s experience proves

The Saturdays star details her experiences with the mental health condition in her new book.

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Lauren Geall
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“A friend told me I was ‘draining’ when struggling with my mental health”

Needing support with your mental health does not make you a burden.

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Jenny Haward
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Lauren Geall
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Why it’s never OK to refer to yourself as “a bit OCD”

The language we use to talk about mental health conditions like OCD is just as important as the actions we take to destigmatise them.

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Long Reads

What it’s really like living with OCD: “I saw danger and possible harm everywhere in my flat”

“Exhausted and unable to sleep one night, I finally admitted to myself that I needed help.”

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Lucy Donoughue
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Life

Here's how to support a friend with an anxiety disorder

Empathise, encourage, and never take it personally.

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Moya Crockett
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Health anxiety: what is hypochondria, and how can it be treated?
Life

Everything you need to know about dealing with health anxiety and hypochondria

From what it is to ways to deal with it.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Channel 4’s Pure will completely transform the way you view OCD

The new comedy drama, based on Rose Cartwright’s memoir, will satisfy fans of Girls and Fleabag

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Colin Crummy
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Life

What is cyberhoarding and how does it affect your mental health?

Experts are calling for more research into internet-specific mental health conditions.

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Natasha Preskey
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Long Reads

Niall Horan opens up about being diagnosed with OCD

The One Direction singer opened up in a brave new interview.

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Natasha Preskey
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Kayleigh Dray
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Lena Dunham’s epic advice to her younger self on coping with anxiety

“It’s just the same as falling down and scraping your knee”

Life

Artist captures how mental illness feels with sketches of houses

“It belongs to our lives and we must not stigmatise it”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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