Pop culture has reduced OCD to quirks and punchlines, making a mockery of those who live with the condition
From Monica Geller in Friends and Dr Kevin Casey in Scrubs, to Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory, OCD and its sufferers have been problematically represented by popular culture through decades, thereby reducing their struggles to mere punchlines and quirks.
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