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... food down and if i do and it had been out of my sight at all i will just toss it.. i am ok with people bringing me a pop or something if it is in a unopened can but not if it is in a cup, weird huh? ... (3 replies)
... I am a 37 year old female who has a history of high anxiety as far back as I can remember, and who has been diagnosed with panic attacks since age 30. ... (1 replies)
... Hi scared kat thanku kindly for writing about your fear i to have the exact same symtpoms and have had for 6years i also manage it in the very same way.My question is, is it ocd or schizophrenia etc? ... (1 replies)

... is to be WILLING TO TAKE THE RISK OF BEING POISONED. This is what they teach us in therapy with exposure exercises. Yous tart small but eating a little of the food you fear. Then when you get through that, you move on and eat a bit more of the feared food the next time around. ... (5 replies)
... I stopped eating and going out and pretty much doing everything because I am afraid of being poisoned. ... (6 replies)
... sound exactly like me! Mine has been going on for much longer, but a couple years ago, I developed the "food and drink" fear of being poisoned! If I'm drinking a beer or something, and set it down, I feel certain somebody has poisoned it. I'll make a friend drink it first before I do. ... (10 replies)
... when she was'nt looking or outright asked her to switch plates with me and then made up an excuse for "why" I wanted her to do this. She always looked at me kind of strangely but never refused or acted suspicious about it. Many times I've insisted that she "taste" something and she has also never refused. ... (5 replies)
... I am terrified to take meds too, but think it may be my only help. At first, I completley stopped eating, lost tons of weight that I could not afford to lose. Have been struggling for years. ... (6 replies)
... I read your reply to my post about my fear of being poisoned. ... (9 replies)
... yes I used to have this fear thinking that everyone was trying to poison me I used to make my mother take a bite of the food she had prepared before i took a bite and it hurt her feelings because she didn't understand, but eventually i got over that obsession (5 replies)
... I too saw Oprah but find it hard to believe that these people were "cured" in just 3 days of this "hands on" therapy. Especially the man afraid of toilet bowls...all of a sudden, he's able to sit on them? ... (2 replies)
... Wow im sure am glad to find this forum. I never once thought of OCD for this problem. My fear of tampering and being poisoned is out of control. I even think indivisual grapes are tampered with. I have to do the shopping because if I dont I wont eat. ... (13 replies)
... Again, is just a fear of a possibilty that it MAY be poisoned or contaminated, however unlikely. It happens, but not a lot, and its the fact that it COULD happen which worries us and fuels the OCD. ... (3 replies)
Dec 8, 2004
... Here are some of my symptoms. I am terrified of having schizophrenia and posted this over there, but I think what I have is OCD. ... (4 replies)

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