The red thread of obsession: OCD is hard to beat when it's culturally ingrained | Curio

The red thread of obsession: OCD is hard to beat when it's culturally ingrained

20 mins | May 28, 2019

Elizabeth Svoboda, was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder by her therapist. In this essay she reflects on obsession as although OCD is disabling, obsessive traits seem to be having a cultural moment – and might even have helped ensure human survival.

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From Aeon magazine