POSSESSED

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Hoarding is one form of OCD that I have no symptoms of. For that I am grateful. This film looks into the lives of four hoarders. Very nicely done. About 20 minutes. POSSESSED on Vimeo ‘POSSESSED’ enters the complicated worlds of four hoarders; people whose lives are dominated by their relationship to possessions. While on the subject of hoarding here is another article on it. Submerged in stuff, hoarders keep collecting – Mental health- msnbc.com … The Story Continues…

OCD – What It Can Be like

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I came across this short film this morning. I am not sure I like it, well I do, it’s the ending that bothers me some. The first part is an interview with a young man who has OCD and the second part is a fantasy about what it is like to live with it. It ends rather tragically and while most of us do not get to that point, I think many of us have … The Story Continues…

Rosemarie’s Story

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As in the case of many sufferers, OCD has taken on many forms during my life, ranging from compulsive hand-washing to paranoia about AIDS. Then there was, of course, “If I don’t get out of the bathroom within five seconds, my mother will die”, and all that kind of rubbish. The biggest, most destructive and enduring form for me though has been obsessions that my partners have been unfaithful, and seizing upon any tiny little … The Story Continues…