!! OMG, quote of the day: Amanda Seyfried talks having OCD and medicating long-term !!

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“Yeah. I’m on Lexapro, and I’ll never get off of it. I’ve been on it since I was 19, so 11 years. I’m on the lowest dose. I don’t see the point of getting off of it. Whether it’s placebo or not, I don’t want to risk it. And what are you fighting against? Just the stigma of using a tool? A mental illness is a thing that people cast in a different category [from other illnesses], but I don’t think it is. It should be taken as seriously as anything else. You don’t see the mental illness: It’s not a mass; it’s not a cyst. But it’s there.”

– Actress Amanda Seyfried on her diagnosed OCD, and the fact that she’s been on Lexapro for 11 years and that’s not something she’s ashamed of.

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