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“I am trying my hardest not to let it consume me”: The impact of Covid-19 on people with OCD

We’re hearing urgent messages every day about hand-washing to avoid the spread of Covid-19. What does that mean for those with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, for whom innocent routines can become overwhelming compulsions? OCD is estimated to affect around 750,000 people in the UK, according to charity OCD UK. People with OCD can experience intrusive and distressing thoughts,

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