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Latest Obsessive–compulsive disorder Stories

2013-02-12 23:01:31

Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced that OCD expert Mona H. Berman and two teens successfully recovering from OCD will be the first speakers of the 2013 OCD Live Forum series. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Mona H. Berman, a private practitioner in Northfield, IL for 18 years, will kick off Beyond OCD´s 2013 OCD Live Forum series. This series is intended to educate OCD sufferers and their families about treatment options and the latest advances in the field. Ms....

2013-01-29 12:24:51

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of a recent outcome study held at Rogers Memorial Hospital have been published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group in its journal - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Pulled from data for patients admitted to Rogers' Eating Disorder Center (EDC) from 2006-2011, the research indicates that simultaneous treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and eating disorders can be more effective with a multi-modal approach....

2012-12-21 08:23:06

POINT RICHMOND, Calif., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT) today announced initial top-line results from its Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of TO-2061 (ondansetron oral tablets 0.5 mg and 0.75 mg) in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) who had not adequately responded to treatment with approved first-line therapies. The data from the trial showed that TO-2061 did not meet the primary efficacy endpoint to...

2012-12-05 12:24:27

CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Postpartum depression has long been seen as a problem, but mental health providers say anxiety - not just depression - seems to be a major challenge facing new mothers today. Mental health experts in Chicago are identifying an increasing number of patients who are experiencing severe anxiety and obsessive compulsive symptoms after childbirth. "We're seeing moms with disabling anxiety, not just depression after giving birth," says Vesna Pirec, M.D.,...

Social Anxiety Or Shyness
2012-11-19 20:11:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A paper published in the Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics looks into where to draw the line between social anxiety and just being shy. Many experts have separate opinions over whether someone suffers from shyness and social anxiety disorder (SAD). The team decided to explore the mental disorder, as well as treatment options and its impact on daily life. "There are many differing opinions about social anxiety disorder and the...

The Brain Of Someone With OCD Is More Active When Faced With A Moral Dilemma
2012-11-08 14:44:18

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder are characterized by persistent thoughts and repetitive behaviors. A new study reveals that sufferers worry considerably more than the general population in the face of morality problems. Along with the help of experts from the Barcelona's Hospital del Mar and the University of Melbourne (Australia), researchers at the Hospital de Bellvitge in Barcelona have proven that patients with...

2012-10-11 11:26:22

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Key members of the psychiatric team at Rogers Memorial Hospital will participate in the 59(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), to be held October 23-28 in San Francisco, Calif. As part of a symposium at the event, Bradley C. Riemann, Ph.D., Clinical Director of the OCD Center and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Services at Rogers Memorial Hospital, will present research results of a study...

2012-09-27 23:03:44

Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced that Dr. Erica Wagner-Heimann will speak at the next OCD Live Forum on October 9, 2012 in Chicago at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Beyond OCD presents psychologist Erica Wagner-Heimann at its OCD Awareness Week Live Forum on October 9, 2012. Dr. Wagner-Heimann´s presentation, titled “Taking ACTion on OCD,” will provide an introduction to a form of Cognitive Behavioral...

2012-09-12 02:29:52

POINT RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT) today announced that it has completed enrollment in its Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating TO-2061 added as adjunctive therapy for patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) who have not adequately responded to first-line treatment with an approved OCD medication. The Company plans to announce top-line results of this study in the first quarter of 2013. (Logo:...

Tail Chasing Dogs May Have OCD
2012-08-21 05:26:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While there are many fine reasons to own a dog, perhaps one of the best reasons are the hours upon hours of sheer entertainment you´ll receive for the price of some kibble and pet rent, where applicable. You´ll be able to watch and laugh as your hound sniffs with a childlike curiosity at something hopping in the grass or take short videos of Fido as he chases an imaginary ship through your house and to the door,...