David Adam, the science writer and author of ‘The Man Who Couldn’t Stop’ is interviewed on BBC Radio 4s ‘Inside Science’. David has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. The interview takes place from 14m51s and 21m22s in the show. As a man of science and an OCD sufferer, his views on OCD are particularly interesting as his irrational thoughts confounded his logical and rational approach to the world.
His experience like all other OCD sufferers really demonstrates how OCD cannot be out-thought or rationalised