Mysteries of Mental Illness

My OCD World

Clip | 2m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Ginny Fuchs discovered boxing in college. She is now an Olympic boxer and rates in the top three in the world. Though she has the self-control to spar eight rounds, hit the bag for six rounds, and do a 30-minute run, she can't clean a countertop and wash her hands in less than two hours, due to her OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). She is working to understand why.

Aired: 06/22/21

Rating: NR

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