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Ocd Disorder

Building a Transmedia Project for Young Adults With Mental Illness, Their Families and Their Health Care Providers

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Mona Shattell

Telling stories across multiple media forms, tapping the strengths of each, offers the potential to develop meaningful stories in much deeper and more engaging ways.

Girls and OCD

Tara Fass | Posted 05.12.2014 | TV
Tara Fass

OCD afflicts Girls main character Hannah, who has been in remission for the better part of a decade. When it returns, we see a full blown relapse in all its eerie "glory." Hannah's first bout officially appeared in high school. We imagine her as a neurotic over-achiever with dreams of being a writer, who went overboard, as she became out of control with her desire to be in control.

How Chewing Gum Is Good for Your Eyebrows (or at Least Mine)

Arlene Schindler | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Arlene Schindler

My first experiences began somewhere around age 13. I picked on myself when I felt picked on at school or home and late at night when studying for tests because I didn't know the answers or when I worried over upcoming tests.

What I Have In Common With Olivia Munn: I Pull My Hair Out, Too

Renee Jacques | Posted 09.30.2013 | Style
Renee Jacques

I started pulling my hair when I was fifteen. One day, during my first year of high school, my mother found me in my room, sitting on my bed unknowing...

D Is for Disorder

Dr. Jeff Szymanski | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeff Szymanski

For many, OCD is a time-consuming, debilitating disorder resulting in lost jobs, relationships and important life opportunities. When it comes to trying to understand OCD, people often make the mistake of looking only at the compulsions, and so they miss the real story.