David Adam



Dr David Adam is a writer and editor at Nature, the world's top scientific journal. Before that he was a specialist correspondent on the Guardian for seven years, writing on science, medicine and the environment. During this time he was named feature writer of the year by the Association of British Science Writers, and reported from Antarctica, the Arctic, China and the depths of the Amazon jungle.

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The Man Who Couldn't Stop

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“It felt good to say those things out loud. It was a relief to free them from my head and expose them to the light.”
David Adam, The Man Who Couldn't Stop
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“An average person can have four thousand thoughts a day, and not all of them are useful or rational.”
David Adam, The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought

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