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This is the place to say hello and introduce yourself to the forum. For support please use the OCD Support forum.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Often referred to as the secret illness, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a condition where a person will experience repetitive, intrusive and unwelcome thoughts, which will usually cause the person to carry out repetitive behaviours.

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Family, Friends and Carers (FFC)

This is the place for parents, partners, friends and carers of OCD sufferers to discuss and offer mutual support and understanding to each other.

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Young People

This is the place for young people to talk about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) with other young people under 19.

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) Support Forum

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is often called the 'imagined ugliness' disorder. It is an anxiety disorder whereby a person is abnormally preoccupied with an imagined or slight defect in their physical appearance.

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National Health Service (NHS) and Dept of Health (DOH)

An opportunity to discuss and debate the National Health Service (NHS), Department of Health (DOH) and all relevant health related papers and policies relevant to mental health.

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OCD in the Media

For many of us, initial awareness of our illness came through coverage of OCD in the media. This forums provides you with the opportunity to provide constructive feedback on media coverage of our illness, but also an opportunity for you to register your interest in working with OCD-UK to further advance awareness of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Members of the media: Please seek permission from OCD-UK before posting.

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Forum Technical Support

All technical faults with the forum design or operation can be reported here, in addition to any technical problems with your own forum account.

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OCD-UK Members Only Area

This forum is restricted to OCD-UK members only to discuss any OCD or OCD-UK subject with other OCD-UK members. You will also find details of charity news and details of the upcoming local social events. You may also use this forum to make suggestions about further developing the charity.

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Reviews - Books, Films, Gigs, Shows, Consumer Product

This is the place to post all your reviews, from book reviews, to concerts, films, theatre shows, anything, consumer product or comapny reviews and even holiday reviews. But remember, these are personal opinions only and we all have different tastes. Constructive reviews, or we will delete!
To buy any of these books or DVD from Amazon, use the OCD-UK donation link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/redirect-home?tag=ocduk02-21

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Television, Celebs and Showbiz

An opportunity to discuss your favourite celeb or television series from the soaps to 24 through to Scrubs, or if you prefer talk about the latest Paris Hilton or Posh Spice headline grabbing moment, or maybe even lower the tone by discussing reality TV! No soap or series spoilers though please.

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For all us armchair fans with more opinions than talent, an opportunity to discuss all your favourite sporting action from Athletics to WWE and all sports in-between including Cricket, Football, Tennis, Motorsport and Darts (if Darts can be classed as a sport, another debateable subject there). Debates allowed, team abuse (without justification) is not.

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Central Perk

This is the place to post all your other non OCD related discussions, just the sort of conversations that are best left to be shared with your friends.

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    2 Xmas cakes decorated and a mountain of weird and wonderful mince pies made. House smells delicious! But insomnia is here again Aaargh

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