Tag Archives: media portrayal of OCD

Remember Machine Man the Movie?

Exactly one year ago today I wrote about Machine Man the Movie. Craig Pietrowiak and Kellie Madison are deeply committed to this film, and I’ve just been informed that they have officially launched their Kickstarter campaign. They only have thirty … Continue reading

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OCD and Humor

First things first. There is nothing funny about obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is a potentially debilitating, often severe, anxiety disorder that routinely wreaks havoc on sufferer’s lives. As with all illnesses, mental or physical, it is serious business, and certainly nothing … Continue reading

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We Need Machine Man the Movie

As an advocate for OCD awareness, what frustrates me more than anything is the media portrayal of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. On television there’s Monk, Glee, a few reality shows or specials here and there, and the occasional guest characters with the disorder. In the movie category, we … Continue reading

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