Coded OCD

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Software with OCD? Well when you think about it I suppose most software would be diagnosed with it of course without the anxiety and loss of function. In any case this is a Firefox extension called ocd… Mozilla Update :: Extensions — More Info:ocd – All Releases If you are not using Firefox you really should be giving it a try. I can’t even imagine designing a website without it and the webdev toolbar extension. … The Story Continues…

Is he really batty?

Newsday.com: Is he really batty? We decided to ask some experts just what it is this guy is all about. Beginning with his dark obsession. “I think probably what’s bothering Batman is not obsessive compulsive disorder, but something called obsessive compulsive personality disorder, said M. Joann Wright, staff psychologist at Hofstra University. “It’s a preoccupation with perfectionism, with morality and ethics and values – a scrupulous, inflexible thinking about morals and values. And people with … The Story Continues…

Whack-A-Mole

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This is an audio of an NPR broadcast, where this young man tells his story. It’s worth a listen. He describes dealing with OCD in treatment as playing a game of whack-a-mole. that’s about as apt a description as I have ever heard. NPR : Beating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder I did a radio interview with NPR a few years ago. I am going to see if I can still find it online… … The Story Continues…