Why we challenge OCD misuse

OCD-UK Awareness

OCD-UK frequently speak out against numerous examples of OCD misuse, some of which gains national media coverage. Despite making our reasons clear, some observers often fail to understand the significant point about why we choose to speak out against the …

Discovery

OCD-UK Awareness, Blogs, OCD Awareness Week, OCD experiences

Music Album ‘Discovery’ to Support OCD-UK Matthew Thompson, a member of our Derby OCD-UK support group, has recently come together with fellow artists to produce a music album of songs he has written throughout his life. The songs all feature …

MIND by Tusks

OCD-UK Awareness, OCD Awareness Week, OCD experiences, OCD in the media

MIND by Tusks After battling with paralysing anxiety in 2017, London-based artist and producer Emily Underhill, was diagnosed with a subset of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, that is sometimes called Harm OCD.   Known professionally as Tusks, Emily was keen to be …

One of us has to go – by Katja Schulz

OCD-UK Awareness, Book Review, OCD experiences

One of us has to goby Katja Schulz Book review by: Claire Goldenberg Sussex They say you should never judge a book by its cover. What do they know? This is a fabulous debut novel by Katja Schulz, a German …

Hotel OCD misuse and apology

OCD-UK Article, Awareness, OCD-UK

Over the weekend we were asked to intervene after concerns had been raised by our followers about misuse of OCD in a job advert by an hotel and wedding venue in Swansea. The venue were seeking staff with perfectionist traits, …