Irish Book Awards

Dictatorship – My Teenage War With OCD

From the age of four, I experienced symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a mental illness of obsessive thoughts and repetitive behaviours. This book details my experiences with symptoms, school, therapy and, finally, management and recovery. I want to assure other young people struggling with this disorder that they are not alone.

Listen to Rebecca Ryan talking about her OCD on RTE Radio 1

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