Episode #15


OCD - Can't You Stop Obsessing?

OCD is often misrepresented in the media. Whath is really behind the ritualistic actions that affected persons feel compelled to do to quell their unease? How does it feel to have unwanted, recurring thoughts? What is the source of this disorder? If you are affected, how can you turn a seeming weakness such as OCD to your own advantage, in order to develop yourself into something greater?

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Wikipedia article on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Book Recommendation: “You are not your Brain” by Jeffrey M. Schwartz and Rebecca Gladding MD

Talk: “You are not your brain” by Dr. Jeffrey M Schwartz at Mind & Its Potential 2011 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcrGlUHlu4M

Article on covert OCD https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/because-we-are-bad/202009/what-are-mental-compulsions-in-ocd



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