5 Ways Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Can Have Deadly Consequences

5 Ways Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Can Have Deadly Consequences

The recent death of two twin sisters who had battled obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) their entire lives has cast a spotlight on the challenges of living with the illness. Sara and Amanda Eldritch, both 33 years old, of Broomfield, Colorado, were found fatally shot in a vehicle parked at a rest area at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. According to police, their deaths were believed to be the result of a suicide pact. The twins’ OCD was so severe that at times they would rarely leave their house. Both also previously shared stories about taking 10-hour showers and using entire...

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