It’s Wikipedia in particular, although the internet as a whole is also to blame really. Oh, what’s the problem? Self diagnosis of medical conditions.
Thanks to Wikipedia I’m now half convinced I’ve suffered from trichotillomania in the past. When it happened I was exactly within the age bracket it often manifests itself in and was also under quite a lot of stress. I could have done without knowing that really and thus far I’ve managed to stop myself looking at the OCD entry because I’m sure I’d find half a dozen things to self diagnose myself as there too.
I’ve obviously got too much time on my hands if I can idly trawl Wikipedia looking for illnesses to suffer from. Why don’t I seem to have a spare moment then?!