Target’s Being Accused of Trivializing Mental Illness With Its 'Obsessive Christmas Disorder' Sweater

Target has been accused of trivializing mental illness by stocking a holiday sweater that reads: “OCD Obsessive Christmas Disorder.”

We first spotted this story on Adweek, which points out that Target isn’t the only retailer selling goods with the slogan this season.

However, given the size of Target, it appears to be the company that has drawn the most ire by stocking the item.

Target says it has no plans to de-list the item.

Twitter users have been complaining about the sweater and have asked Target remove the product from its stores and online.

Target sent Business Insider this statement: “We never want to disappoint our guests and we apologize for any discomfort. We currently do not have plans to remove this sweater.”

The retailer has been responding on Twitter to some of the criticism, telling users it is sharing their comments with its merchandise team and adding that it is never the company’s intention to offend.

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