My OCD manifests as an overwhelming suspicion that my food is infested with disease and bodily fluids. After years of hungry suffering, I finally found a way to cope.
Micaela Bracamonte was sick of seeing her sons struggle in settings that weren’t equipped for “twice exceptional” students. So she founded a school of her own.
After gunning down his wife's lover in broad daylight, Daniel Sickles tried to escape the gallows by claiming he was out of his mind.
I was suicidally depressed, until a bloody emergency reminded me what I'm capable of.
I didn’t think I’d ever be able to face him without fear, but in his docile, vulnerable state, we forged a new dynamic.
In 1895, the young psychoanalyst tried to treat a young woman’s stomach pains by stuffing her nose full of cocaine. His unexpected failure sent him on a course of drug addiction...
As soon as the doctors confirmed there was nothing physically wrong with me, they sent me on my way—and I’m far from the only one who has been ignored.
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