Today is a more clinical post. While this blog explores the nature of living with mental health issues on a personal, anecdotal level, I thought I would take one post and share the diagnostic criteria behind my specific mental health issues (in order of diagnosis): generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive personalityContinue reading “My Mental Health Diagnoses”
This blog addresses the topic of OCPD frequently and often with anecdotes to highlight the lived experience of the disorder. The thing about OCPD though, like many mental illnesses, is that the straightforward diagnostic criteria can make the disorder seem more monolithic than it is. Quickly, the current diagnostic criteria for OCPD are as followsContinue reading “One Man’s OCPD: Part I – An Atheist’s* Faith”
I have memories of walking around my college campus before evening class in the autumn. I was still using a portable CD player, and my regulars at the time were Alicia Keys’ new As I Am album and Norah Jones’ Not Too Late. I strolled and sat in the crisp air, listening to the music,Continue reading “An Escapist’s Tale of OCPD (or What Makes a Good Man?)”
By now you should be aware of the broad details: former aide Tara Reade credibly accused former Vice President and current Democratic nominee Joe Biden of sexual harassment. The details of the allegation are not important to this story beyond that they exist – the media contains so much nonsense that I hardly know whichContinue reading “Tara Reade: A Window Into OCPD”
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