Latest Obsessive–compulsive disorder Stories

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...

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.

2009-02-19 12:18:04

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2009-01-28 08:47:47

TAU research discovers how to treat OCD by observing bears, gazelles and rats.

2009-01-15 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, February 3, 2009, legendary folk icon, Judy Collins, will perform live at The Fifth Annual Beyond Beauty Gala to benefit The James E.

2009-01-05 21:03:20


2009-01-03 08:00:00

A new Italian study finds that anxiety, depression and certain other mental health conditions are more prevalent among infertile couples than those who are not infertile.

2009-01-02 10:45:00

A network of emotion-regulating brain regions implicated in the pathological worry that can grip patients with anxiety disorders may also be useful for predicting the benefits of treatment.

2008-11-17 09:45:11

A brain procedure that has been used to treat Parkinson’s disease patients since the 1980s also shows promise for patients with severe Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.