Sharing The Journey Of Addictions With A Diagnosis Of OCD

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Authors: Judith Nicholas, NSW

Year: 2015

Event: 2015 TheMHS Conference

Subject: 2015 Conference Book of Proceedings, lived experience

Type of resource: Conference Presentations and Papers

Abstract: The paper describes the 46 year journey of addictions following a diagnosis in 1969. The author’s marriage partner also diagnosed with OCD posed a challenge of roller-coaster proportions that dogged the relationship. After 41 years we both found it too difficult to live with each other's problems as well as dealing with our own. The two daughters from the marriage also living with OCD complicated progress and caused insurmountable issues and problems.

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