Is a diagnosis important?

This question of “Is a diagnosis important?” may seem a bit strange. Some people might say, “Of course!” while others might have more reservations, like “Well, how old is the individual? What are we talking about exactly?” I’ve been thinking lately about these related topics: diagnoses, labels, stigmas. I’ve been reading a lot of books about…

The media and OCD

This will not be a comprehensive post. Why? Because I’m pretty tired today and simply don’t have the energy (or time!) to put in the research to make this a comprehensive post. But hopefully it will stir up some discussion at least. So let’s do what surely has been done many times before and talk…