Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Body Punishment


Maggie Lamond Simone, freelance writer and adjunct instructor in communication studies, has published a memoir titled Body Punishment: OCD, Addiction and Finding the Courage to Heal (Central Recovery Press, 2015). Taking seven years to write and three weeks to sell, the book exposes decades of Simone’s self-abuse, suicidal thoughts, misdiagnoses and self-loathing, and has drawn a wide range of attention from national news. For more about her book and writing career, visit

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