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5 strange obsessions

Obsession: we've all experienced it to some or other degree, but do you know how bizarre people's obsessions can be? Our users speak out and share their weirdest obsessions.

All the rage

Think of the last time you were really angry. When your boss took credit for work you did? When your husband came home late on your birthday?

What is Social Anxiety Disorder?

SAD is, as it’s name suggests, an anxiety disorder, and is also known as social phobia. A phobia is an irrational and excessive fear that usually results in deliberate avoidance of the specific feared object, activity or situation.

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Men with eating disorders underdiagnosed

A study has found that men with eating disorders are underdiagnosed, undertreated and under-researched, and that it takes them a long time to realise they have a problem.

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