Dylan (daddysambiguity) wrote in ed_ucate,
Dylan
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poll about EDs and OCD

I think related polls are allowed. I checked the rules and saw nothing against poll posting if made specifically for the community about EDs. So here is one. Tell me if you want me to remove it. :)

I will put it behind a cut.

WARNING : MAY BE TRIGGERING! READ WITH CAUTION! :)



Poll #867138 OCD and Eating Disorders

What is your sex?

male
2(2.3%)
female
81(94.2%)
transsexual (FTM)
3(3.5%)
transsexual (MTF)
0(0.0%)
intersex
0(0.0%)

What is your gender identity?

boy
3(3.5%)
girl
47(55.3%)
man
0(0.0%)
woman
33(38.8%)
transgender or genderqueer
2(2.4%)

Do you have OCD?

yes, I've been clinically diagnosed by a professional
21(24.4%)
I think so, but I've never been diagnosed
42(48.8%)
I do not have OCD (you can skip other questions)
23(26.7%)

Does/Did your OCD relate to your eating disorder(s)?

yes
32(51.6%)
no
5(8.1%)
not sure
25(40.3%)

If OCD is/was related to your ED, please describe how. Any examples?

Which came first, your OCD or ED?

OCD
31(49.2%)
ED
10(15.9%)
same time/hard to tell
18(28.6%)
not sure
4(6.3%)

What type of ED do/did you have you have?

anorexia
14(20.3%)
bulimia
7(10.1%)
ED-NOS
29(42.0%)
compulsive overeating
1(1.4%)
combination
18(26.1%)
other (pica, etc.)
0(0.0%)

Does your OCD include obessions or rituals that are separate from body and food concerns?

yes
60(95.2%)
no
3(4.8%)

What non-food/body worries are involved in your OCD, if any? Check all that apply.

cleanliness as it relates do order (things put in their place, etc.)
0(0.0%)
cleanliness as it relates to dirt, trash, etc.
0(0.0%)
cleanliness as it relates to germs
1(1.6%)
diseases (cancer, AIDS, diabetes, bird flu, etc.)
0(0.0%)
religion or purity
0(0.0%)
organization
3(4.8%)
possible death of self
0(0.0%)
possible death of loved ones
1(1.6%)
your causing harm to another
3(4.8%)
my obsessions are food-only
2(3.2%)

If you have obsessions not listed above, what are they?

What kind of compulsions do you have? (That you do irrationally.)

lining things up or straightening items (unrelated to housecleaning)
1(1.6%)
repeating actions (touching something, repeating word aloud, making noises, etc.)
0(0.0%)
repeating thoughts (repeatedly envisioning things in your mind, etc.)
0(0.0%)
saying chants/prayers/mantras in head or aloud in an irrational way
0(0.0%)
checking obsessively
0(0.0%)
hoarding
0(0.0%)
cleaning obsessively (dusting, sweeping, vaccuming)
0(0.0%)
organizing obsessively
1(1.6%)
trying to make others do or say a certain thing to satisfy a compulsion
0(0.0%)
I do not have compulsions
0(0.0%)

If you have compulsions not listed above, what are they?

Do you have "bad thoughts" that make you anxious? (Unrelated to food or body; someone dying, getting an F, having cancer, etc.)

yes
52(82.5%)
no
11(17.5%)

If so, what are they about?

If you have "bad thoughts", do you feel the need to "undo" them or to "cancel" them out?

yes
39(69.6%)
no
12(21.4%)
what they heck are you talking about?
3(5.4%)
I do not have "bad thoughts"
2(3.6%)


IF YOU HAVE TO "CANCEL OUT" THE "BAD THOUGHTS", HOW DO YOU DO IT? Leave comment with answer! (sorry, I forgot to add it to the poll!)
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