The Dirty Work of Keeping Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Check

Away from home for a conference, Faye Lange takes a minute before heading out for what she calls "arguably the most difficult part of my day." It's the part where she washes up. And it's never just a minute. First, Lange washes her hands. And then it's the faucet. And because cleaning the faucet means she touched it, it's her hands again. And then it's her face, and then her hairbrush -- all with extreme thoroughness. She talked about cleaning her brush: "I like to get in between the...Full Story
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