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Demons of the Mind: A Memoir of an Obsessive-Compulsive.
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Please be aware that for the most part my memoir may
appear negative and may seem depressing depending on your perspective,
it does not have a positive conclusion as I continue to suffer greatly
from OCD and other related problems. .If you are very depressed or
sensitive it may be better to avoid my memoir and other personal
writings on my website. There are more positive sections for you to visit such
Please take into
consideration that all illnesses whether they are physical
or mental vary in degree of severity from person to person.
I sufferer quite severely and chronically with OCD
however it most certainly does not mean that you will. A lot
has changed over the years since I was first diagnosed with
this disorder and the prognosis is now more positive. Moreover my
autobiographies including my memoir above and the shorter version My
story and my blog
are not intended as a methods of self help. There are plenty
of excellent self help books on the
The purpose of the aforementioned autobiographical accounts is to
highlight the emotional pain that can be experienced by sufferers of
severe OCD in an attempt to increase public awareness and better
understanding for both carers and professionals. I also hoped that by
sharing my experiences that sufferers may as a consequence feel less
alone. It is not my intention to make anyone feel hopeless or depressed
any more than they would be by visiting the cinema and seeing the
Aviator. Although my OCD is chronic and severe it is nonetheless not as severe or as
incapacitating as that suffered by Howard Hughes.
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