Latest Intrusive thoughts Stories

2010-10-14 13:49:37

New research from the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center may help clinicians better predict how a child with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) will respond to some of the most commonly used treatment approaches.

2010-10-07 08:36:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- OCD is often a topic made light of in casual conversations and on popular TV shows like "Monk". But the fact is OCD is a serious disorder and individuals with OCD face significant impairment in functioning and quality of life.

2010-04-29 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder of the brain where people experience obsessive thoughts, images, ideas or impulses - and they can't get past them. The day-to-day existence for severe OCD sufferers is dire.

2009-08-08 11:25:00

This week marks the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation's annual weekend conference, an event where speakers and seminars offer support to those living with OCD

2009-06-19 18:11:23

For a child with obsessive-compulsive disorder, soothing anxiety or helping with OCD behaviors could lead to more severe symptoms, U.S. researchers said.

2009-06-09 09:54:05

The genetic factors that cause increased sleep problems during times of stress seem to be the same as those that make people with intrusive and ruminative thoughts have a higher prevalence of insomnia.

2009-04-21 21:48:18

School-age children who witness violence in urban communities show symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, U.S. researcher say. Dr. Shakira Franco Suglia of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston and her team lead by Dr. Rosalind J.

2008-09-02 12:00:34

BioMedEcon Group, a leading provider of health economics and outcomes research, presented findings of a unique nine-year retrospective claims analysis that compared the per-patient, median healthcare costs of newly-diagnosed patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to matched patients with depression.

2006-08-10 10:27:33

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study suggests that behavioral therapy plus medication is the most effective approach to treating trichotillomania, a psychiatric disorder characterized by obsessive hair pulling.

2005-07-13 15:53:04

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People suffering with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who do not respond adequately to antidepressant therapy may benefit from the addition of an antipsychotic agent, results of a study hint.

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