"The main features of obsessions
are that they are automatic, frequent, upsetting or distressing," she adds.
In order to trace back the condition of possibility of the metamorphosis of the lived world that occurs in persons with contamination obsessions
, we direct our attention, rather than on symptoms or pathogenetic mechanisms, to first-personal experience, and more in detail to the way persons with contamination obsessions
live space, time, and the materiality of things to obtain a faithful description of the world they live in.
Individuals with OCD tend to have an elevated disgust sensitivity with either the obsession
or the focus of the obsession
being the potential source of disgust which in turn may lead to compulsive urges to clean, neutralise or in some way reassure oneself that the threat no longer remains.
or "Gesamtkunstwerk" (1983), named after the Wagnerian vision, allowed the curator's own passions and obsessions
to fully materialize, and through them, Szeemann's unique signature became most legible.
They're growing up before the reader's eyes, one beautiful, charming, and destined for stardom; the other homely, antisocial, and driven to obsession
. Sanders employs two very distinct voices and styles of writing while she intricately winds the stories of murderer and victim together, crossing Lillian and Brooke's paths countless times with great skill.
and compulsions are often embarrassing and hidden from parents.
In any case, central to his film theory is what he describes variously as a "mummy complex" or "preservation obsession
," the desire to rescue reality (and ourselves) from the corruption of time (and death) by capturing and preserving it (and ourselves) in representation.
But for some, seeking perfection has become an obsession
The National Magazine Awards, one for design and one for general excellence, suggest his competitors admire his willingness to celebrate his own obsessions
in a field largely driven by market research.
A life committed to art is a life committed to a series of obsessions
. The obsessions
of my own creative life have always been about the natural environment in some form or another, and art has been a mechanism for pulling back the veils that limit human perceptions of nature.
RISTELHUEBER'S compulsion to address such vast territory, strangely, results from the artist's personal obsessions
that are concerned with the most intimate evidence of direct contact, the result of a physical gesture: mark-making on a surface, whether our bodies or the earth.
For years, the scientific and popular literature has been full of hand wringing about eating disorders and body obsessions
in women; but about men, text to nothing.