Procedure Leaves OCD Patient 'Reborn'

Since he was 9 years old, Mario Della Grotta has been consumed by compulsive thoughts for at least 18 hours a day. "It was literally a full time job for me to live," he said. Even something as common as brushing his teeth in the morning became complicated. "I would start brushing my teeth, once, twice, three times," Della Grotta said. "I would shower, it never felt right. I would shower a second time." OCD, also known as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, fueled his extreme cleanliness and...Full Story
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