Tag Archives: Pure-O

Where are the Obsessions?

A version of this post first appeared on my blog in December 2013……. While I believe some progress has been made in terms of OCD awareness and understanding, I also think we still have a long way to go. Quite … Continue reading

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Where are the Obsessions?

It seems to me that OCD has become the mental illness du jour. Every day new celebrities announce they have the disorder and it seems to be popping up on prime time television shows as well. After all, it does … Continue reading

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Mental Rituals, OCD, and ERP

I’m excited to introduce ocdtalk’s first guest blogger! Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with a practice in Haverford, Pennsylvania. He completed his doctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania and specializes in cognitive-behavioral treatments for anxiety … Continue reading

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Pure-O

As I’ve mentioned before, when Dan told me he had OCD my first comment was “But you never even wash your hands!” While that comment surely revealed my limited knowledge regarding the disorder, what I was really trying to say … Continue reading

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