26 Jan 2019

Rose Cartwright on ‘Pure O’ OCD: ‘I still have intrusive thoughts of an inappropriate nature’

Most people have the occasional shocking thought flashing through their minds – and are able to dismiss it and move on.

But if you have a type of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder known as ‘Pure O’ those thoughts – which might be sexual or violent – can repeat and overwhelm you. It’s thought to affect thousands of people – many of whom hide it.

But one woman, Rose Cartwright, wrote a blog and book about it which has now been adapted into a comedy drama series on Channel 4.


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