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2014-04-10 09:41:54

International study finds that 94 per cent of people experience unwanted, intrusive thoughts People who check whether their hands are clean or imagine their house might be on fire are not alone. New research from Concordia University and 15 other universities worldwide shows that 94 per cent of people experience unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images and/or impulses. The international study, which was co-authored by Concordia psychology professor Adam Radomsky and published in the Journal...

2013-12-21 23:00:17

OCD Rescue Program designed by Rich Presta is the latest program that helps people get rid of their obsessions, compulsions, and anxiety. Mien Thu from the site Vinamy.com performed a detailed OCD Rescue Program review that indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 OCD (obsessive–compulsive disorder) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by a combination of obsessions and compulsions, and by intrusive thoughts that produce apprehension,...

2013-11-19 23:29:54

According to OCD specialist Francine Rosenberg, Psy.D., of Morris Psychological Group, the study offers hope for OCD sufferers who wish to use their brain power to control their obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors rather than letting the condition control them. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 For those coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder – better known as OCD – new research shows that a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy improves outcomes for patients for whom...

2013-07-25 23:20:23

The mental health facility UBH Denton comments on recent trends in new moms and OCD studies. Denton, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The psychiatric hospital UBH Denton responds to a current article in Scientific American suggesting that new moms may experience OCD symptoms. The article notes that the occasional life changes such as having a new baby, moving across country or developing a serious injury can “precipitate a mental disorder. The problem is compounded because people often...

2013-06-27 23:48:44

Beyond OCD Director Andrea Kayne Kaufman will speak at the next OCD Live Forum on July 17, 2013 in Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Kenneth A. Wexler, acting president of Beyond OCD, announced that Andrea Kayne Kaufman will present “OCD in Fiction, Life and Love” at the organization’s upcoming OCD Live Forum on Wednesday, July 17. Ms. Kaufman is an education professor, a mediator, and an award-winning author. Her novel, Oxford Messed Up, was hailed by mental health...

2013-05-27 10:53:20

Women at a particular stage in their monthly menstrual cycle may be more vulnerable to some of the psychological side-effects associated with stressful experiences, according to a study from UCL. The results suggest a monthly window of opportunity that could potentially be targeted in efforts to prevent common mental health problems developing in women. The research is the first to show a potential link between psychological vulnerability and the timing of a biological cycle, in this case...

Motherhood Can Bring On OCD For Some Women
2013-03-05 05:50:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new mom is full of worries. She checks to see if the baby is breathing or she worries about germs — washing and re-sterilizing bottles to make sure they are clean. A new baby, especially the first one, seems so fragile that worrying becomes a way of life. A new study from Northwestern Medicine reveals women who have recently given birth have a much higher rate of obsessive-compulsive symptoms than the general population....

2013-02-12 23:01:31

Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced that OCD expert Mona H. Berman and two teens successfully recovering from OCD will be the first speakers of the 2013 OCD Live Forum series. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Mona H. Berman, a private practitioner in Northfield, IL for 18 years, will kick off Beyond OCD´s 2013 OCD Live Forum series. This series is intended to educate OCD sufferers and their families about treatment options and the latest advances in the field. Ms....

The Brain Of Someone With OCD Is More Active When Faced With A Moral Dilemma
2012-11-08 14:44:18

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder are characterized by persistent thoughts and repetitive behaviors. A new study reveals that sufferers worry considerably more than the general population in the face of morality problems. Along with the help of experts from the Barcelona's Hospital del Mar and the University of Melbourne (Australia), researchers at the Hospital de Bellvitge in Barcelona have proven that patients with...


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