Latest Obsessive–compulsive disorder Stories

2011-05-10 11:07:00

DETROIT, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A landmark study by scientists at Wayne State University published in the May 6, 2011, issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, the most prestigious journal in the field, has revealed a new way to distinguish children with major depressive disorder (MDD) from not only normal children, but also from children with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

2011-05-03 00:00:40

Jeanne Ettelson, president of OCD Chicago, announced that Dr. Shana Doronn has joined other prominent mental health professionals as a member of OCD Chicago’s Scientific Advisory Board. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 01, 2011 Dr.

2011-04-18 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Certain brain processes happen in the blink of an eye - and even faster - which has made pinpointing these events virtually impossible.

2011-04-16 00:00:28

OCD Chicago has joined Active Minds and Anxiety Disorders Association of America to sponsor National Stress Out Day, a nationwide effort to provide pre-finals stress relief and educate college students about the difference between everyday anxiety and an anxiety disorder or other mental illness.

2011-04-08 15:32:06

As humans face increasing distractions in their personal and professional lives, University of British Columbia researchers have discovered that people can gain greater control over their thoughts with real-time brain feedback.

2011-04-02 00:00:27

Web site designed to help kids with OCD help each other by sharing stories, feel supported and realize they are not alone San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 myOCDsucks.com, the site for kids with OCD by a kid with OCD, announced its formal launch today.

2011-03-28 00:00:27

Scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have identified specific brain networks associated with Tourette syndrome (TS), a condition characterized by chronic motor and vocal tics.

2011-03-15 15:56:41

Although collecting articles with moderation has good psychological effects on collectors, this habit can become a psychological disorder.

2011-03-10 13:59:11

A new study sheds light--both literally and figuratively--on the intricate brain cell connections responsible for anxiety.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.