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Latest Obsessive–compulsive disorder Stories

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.

2009-06-02 08:11:28

A new multi-center study, conducted at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in collaboration with five other centers throughout the country, tested the commonly prescribed antidepressant citalopram and found that it was no more effective than placebo in altering obsessive features of the condition – the spinning, rocking and repetitive behavior.

2009-06-02 07:57:51

Citalopram, a medication commonly prescribed to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), was no more effective than a placebo at reducing repetitive behaviors, according to researchers funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and other NIH institutes.

2009-06-02 07:51:23

Citalopram (Celexa), a medication commonly prescribed to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), was no more effective than a placebo at reducing repetitive behaviors, according to a multi-site clinical trial guided by lead author Bryan H. King

2009-06-01 16:47:48

The antidepressant citalopram does not appear to reduce the occurrence of repetitive behaviors in children and teens with autism spectrum disorders, according to a report in the June issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2009-05-21 08:00:00

Safety and Efficacy Study of Zolpidem Tartrate Sublingual Tablet in Treating Middle-of-the-Night Awakening on an As-Needed Basis Evaluation of Ondansetron Augmentation in the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder RICHMOND, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-04-30 08:00:00

Faculty from the University of Michigan, University of Toronto and Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto key collaborators in study DETROIT, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne State University medical researchers recently discovered a chemical that plays a major role in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

2009-04-28 06:50:00

Seek Free Screening During National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week, May 3-9, 2009 NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year more than 40 million Americans will suffer from an anxiety disorder and more than 20 million Americans will suffer with a depressive illness.

2009-03-30 08:37:00

Patients Who Suffer From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Related "Scrupulosity" Successfully Treated at Remuda Ranch's Anxiety Program PHOENIX, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and some of those people suffer from an often misunderstood form of OCD called scrupulosity -- an excessive concern with sin that goes well beyond the norm for an individual's religious group. "As research and understanding of OCD increased, the term...

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2009-02-22 15:05:00

Medtronic Inc.'s implantable deep brain stimulator has been approved by United States health officials to help treat patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorders.


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