OCD portrayed comically in Hollywood

The feedback we get through our Facebook fan page is absolutely compelling: Why do you think OCD is often portrayed comically in Hollywood and the media? Tony Shroyer: stupidity… Jo-Ann Bateman: Ignorance too. Jason McClary: I think most people think of OCD as just a quirky disorder. They think someone just checks excessively or has to wash a certain number [...]

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Contributing factors to hesitation

The feedback we get through our Facebook fan page is absolutely compelling: There is a huge range in the amount of time it takes people to seek help for their thoughts/compulsions. Are there any contributing factors to hesitation one might have? Kristen Guillot Ashworth: Of course. There isnt enough awareness out there about this. People have a fear of being [...]

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How long did it take

The feedback we get through our Facebook fan page is absolutely compelling: How long did it take you to realize your OCD thoughts were not normal and seek help? Patricia Cozzitarto: ‎15 days and I sought treatment. Tracy Wright-Muller: I watched my son go from outgoing, funny, and very good in school. To being quiet, withdrawn, no friends and poor [...]

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contributing factors to hesitation

The feedback we get through our Facebook fan page is absolutely compelling: There is a huge range in the amount of time it takes people to seek help for their thoughts/compulsions. Are there any contributing factors to hesitation one might have? Kristen Guillot Ashworth: Of course. There isnt enough awareness out there about this. People have a fear of being [...]

Photo by: Maria Sanchez Photo by: Maria Sanchez

Machine Man Showcases OCD

BlogTalkRadio is spreading the word about Machine Man: Media Man welcomes independent director/writer of ‘Machine Man’ Kellie Madison. This film is the moving story of a man that suffers from debilitating OCD and his struggle to overcome it to save the love of his life. Join Michael and Kellie as they discuss the background of the film, her career as [...]

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OCD Reality Conversation
Kerrie Blume

Conversation between Kellie Madison and Kerrie Blume. Kerrie- Thank you for this beautiful heartfelt email. Getting this moving going is quite a struggle and it may take a while, but I am standing strong in my goal exactly for people like you and emails like this. Thank you so much for supporting me. I need the support if I’m going [...]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Featured In Groundbreaking Film “Machine Man”
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i-News Wire is spreading the word about Machine Man Kellie Madison and Guest Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz Appear on EOE to Discuss “Machine Man” Mesa, CA, January 17, 2011 – Filmmaker Kellie Madison and Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz appeared on Eye on Entertainment in December 2010 to promote “Machine Man”, a feature film dealing with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). “People come to [...]

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OCD and General Anxiety

The feedback we get through our Facebook fan page is absolutely compelling: Do you think OCD and general anxiety sufferers can be in the support group? Or are the disorders too different to benefit both groups? Tiffany Sanchez: I think they could be in the same support group. I am a general anxiety sufferer and can relate to alot of [...]

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OCD: Expression Through Poetry
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OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER *My home is my writing: If I lost my words, who am I? * For years, I squirrelled away other peoples’ poems, as if their words could imbue me with a sense of substance and wrote down so much ‘truth’ in my diary, it became illegible. Since suffering more severe trauma, I’ve gone beyond considering things in detail, [...]

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OCD: Comfort Through Support

Supporters speaking out through our Facebook fan page: Support is crucial to combatting OCD. Has anyone found comfort in online support groups or other forms of an OCD community? Tara Campbell Wyrembelski: OCD Tribe is a wonderful online support company!!! Patricia Cozzitarto: I am really not fond of the OCD websites at all. I think it can EASILY be used [...]

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