Tag : OCD

Watch Your Mouth: How Turns of Phrase Belittle Mental Illness

9 months ago / 0 comments

‘I’m so depressed…’ ‘She’s such a psycho…’ ‘Sorry, I’m a little bit OCD!’ You’ve probably heard all of these phrases more than once – perhaps even used them yourself. They seem harmless enough in the moment, but in the long term the colloquialization of these phrases in everyday conversation could … Read More

Theatre | Ghost Town – Interview with Jessica Fisher

5 years ago / 0 comments

Ghost Town, York Theatre Royal’s latest offering by resident theatre company Pilot Theatre, takes a poignant look at mental illness through the lens of younger audiences. It’s award-winning playwright, Jessica Fisher, talks to LSi about OCD, the joys of bringing a script alive and the difficulty of writing for younger … Read More