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Covid-19 is making some athletes with OCD scrub their hands down to the muscle and tissue

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Covid-19 is making some athletes with OCD scrub their hands down to the muscle and tissue


On Tuesday, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach agreed to postpone the Games until 2021.

In a joint statement the IOC and Tokyo organizers said the rescheduling was “to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.” The announcement came barely a fortnight after the IOC had said there would be “no Plan B.”

Dr. Carla Edwards focuses on the treatment of mental illness and psychological struggles in athletes and says the delay in making the postponement decision will have been tough for many of them.

“I think the extension of time that it took to come to this decision,…



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