Everyone is right. I'm no MD and have no training whatsoever, but I have read that OCD is a form of anxiety disorder and anxiety disorders do not evolve into other, worse psychiatric problems. A lot of times anxiety sufferers feel like they're losing it, and in some ways I guess they do lose it, but not in a really scary psychotic way or anything. There's no risk of that.
I'm a guy.
"debaser" is a song by The Pixies, and that's where my
name on here comes from. You can learn more about
The Pixies and their music at http://www.pixiesmusic.com/
de·base - v. (di-bas')
1. to reduce in quality or value; adulterate: "They debased the value of the dollar."
2. to lower in rank, dignity, or significance: "He wouldn't debase himself by doing manual labor."
—Synonyms 1. lower, vitiate, corrupt; contaminate, pollute, defile. 2. degrade, abase, demean, reduce.
I'm not really that bad a guy, though. Check out my Healing Well journals as I attempt to recover from
Part One: http://www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=9&m=768769
Part Two: http://www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=9&m=792285