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Latest Obsessive–compulsive disorder Stories

2011-12-01 19:04:41

About two percent of all children suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), which consists of obsessive thoughts and acts.

2011-11-06 08:00:00

BalancedMindz Inc announces the official launch of its new mental health website, balancedmindz.org.

2011-11-01 12:28:12

The research group headed by Professor Atsushi Nambu (The National Institute for Physiological Sciences) and Professor Masahiko Takada (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University) has shown that the 'oscillatory' nature of electrical signals in subcortical nuclei, the basal ganglia, causes severe motor deficits in Parkinson's disease, by disturbing the information flow of motor commands.

2011-10-29 07:00:00

The launch of this “Anxiety Reduction Zen Meditation” program couldn’t be timelier, announces a noted California anxiety doctor.

2011-10-03 13:22:38

Psychiatric ailments such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder or anxiety states are often associated with disturbances in the metabolism of the neurotransmitter serotonin.

2011-09-27 18:09:48

A review of previous studies suggests that even though atypical antipsychotic medications are commonly used for off-label conditions such as behavioral symptoms of dementia, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, these medications are effective for only a few off-label conditions, and that the benefits and harms of these medications for these uses vary.

2011-09-22 12:13:39

What do a patient with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a basketball star, and an animal in captivity have in common?

2011-09-20 22:35:48

Children and teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who were receiving some benefit from treatment with medication had a significantly greater reduction in OCD symptoms with the addition of cognitive behavior therapy.

2011-08-31 11:00:00

Students With OCD: A Handbook for School Personnel Provides Awareness and Education for School Personnel, Parents and Mental Health Professionals Chicago, IL


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