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OCD and Me


At age 14 it was decided by the doctor that I had OCD, obsessive compulsive disorder, and since then I have been afraid to really identify with the diagnosis. To most people you say OCD and they think you must have everything straight and orderly, now I’m organised, but that is not because of my OCD. No, my strain of this eternally annoying mental health issue lies with germs and saliva. I have a huge phobia of being sick, it is my room 101, so I think the OCD stepped in to prevent my fears coming true.

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