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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).

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2008-10-31 08:30:00

The most common psychiatric illnesses in children are successfully treated with a popular antidepressant and months of psychotherapy, according to researchers.

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.

2008-08-21 15:00:43

SEBAGO - The OCD (Obsessive Comedy Disorder) will present three episodes of "The Three Aliens Interactive Radio Show" Friday, Aug. 22, at Schoolhouse Arts Center.

2008-08-12 00:00:43

The Washington County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will start a 12-week series of classes for families of persons diagnosed with serious mental illnesses. The first session will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the North Strabane Municipal Building on Route 519.

2008-07-27 18:00:18

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE A DISORDER? According to Dr Pauc, disorders tend to fall into five areas . . . dyslexia, dyspraxia, attention-deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette's syndrome and autism. He said: "If you're really struggling to read, then you could have dyslexia.

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2008-07-21 07:18:53

Researchers at Cambridge University in Britain have found that people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as their close relatives, show less activity in a particular part of their brain compared to those without the condition.

2008-06-16 12:00:11

The majority of newly diagnosed patients who are prescribed medications for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) receive inadequate dose and/or duration of drug treatment, according to a study conducted by BioMedEcon, a leading provider of health economics and outcomes research.

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2008-05-28 00:00:00

A New York researcher has pinpointed for the first time brain regions in children with autism linked to "ritualistic repetitive behavior," the insatiable desire to rock back and forth for hours or tirelessly march in place.

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2008-04-12 06:00:00

Researchers say an old drug could transform the way doctors treat a range of psychiatric ailments, including anxiety, phobia and obsessive-compulsive disorder. It could also help alleviate addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and chronic pain.


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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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