OCD

OCD, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    Beauty

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

  • Frankie Bridge
    People

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

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    Long Reads

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

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Antidepressants: Why I tell all my friends I'm taking antidepressants
Life

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

Stylist's junior digital writer Lauren Geall has been taking sertraline for two years, but she's no longer keeping it a secret.

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Lauren Geall
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Stop describing yourself as "a bit OCD"
Life

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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Lauren Geall
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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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Friends smiling
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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Lauren Geall
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Everything you need to know about dealing with health anxiety and hypochondria

From what it is to ways to deal with it.

PURE - Channel 4
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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People

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”

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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