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2013-06-27 23:48:44

Beyond OCD Director Andrea Kayne Kaufman will speak at the next OCD Live Forum on July 17, 2013 in Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Kenneth A. Wexler, acting president of Beyond OCD, announced that Andrea Kayne Kaufman will present “OCD in Fiction, Life and Love” at the organization’s upcoming OCD Live Forum on Wednesday, July 17. Ms. Kaufman is an education professor, a mediator, and an award-winning author. Her novel, Oxford Messed Up, was hailed by mental health...

2013-06-24 23:19:26

Current trends reveal revolutionary similarities between OCD dogs and human anxiety, winning the attention of Joseph Biggins. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Dog behaviorist and trainer Joseph Biggins responds to the research outlined in National Geographic regarding similar brain abnormalities among dogs and people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The ground-breaking finds suggest that dogs will one day help doctors better understand human anxiety, giving them valuable...

Mouse Brain Study OCD
2013-06-10 14:05:18

Watch the video "Mice Give New Clues To Origins Of OCD" Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center are looking at mice in order to understand more about people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD). The team now says they have identified what they believe could be a mechanism underlying the development of OCD. This finding suggests possible approaches to uncovering new treatments for people suffering from the...

OCD Humans And Dogs Show Similar Brain Abnormalities
2013-06-04 16:20:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some dogs´ bad habits could be a sign of canine compulsive disorder (CCD), and a new study from Tufts University and Harvard Medical School shows that structural brain abnormalities in Doberman pinschers with the disorder are similar to those seem in humans with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The results of the study suggest a new approach to understanding both OCD and the behaviors of man´s best friend. "While the...

2013-05-24 23:22:32

Beyond OCD announces the fifth anniversary of its popular OCD support group in Chicago. This free OCD Support group allows participants to learn accurate information about OCD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Exposure and Response Prevention. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced the fifth anniversary of its popular and only free OCD support group in Chicago. Launched in 2008 and a successful continuing resource for OCD sufferers, the group...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Linked To Abnormal Brain Wiring
2013-04-30 11:48:44

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One of the most unusual and little understood psychiatric disorders is a condition known as body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD. Individuals afflicted with this disease believe they are disfigured or extremely unattractive despite appearing normal to other people. Now, researchers at UCLA have shed light on the neurological underpinnings of this bizarre disorder, and they say the condition arises from abnormal wiring across vast...

2013-04-27 23:00:46

OCD Rescue Program is the latest OCD treatment method developed by Rich Presta that promises to help people lower Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. A full OCD Rescue Program review on the website Vkool.com indicates if the method is effective for people to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 OCD Rescue Program is the newly updated OCD treatment method created by Rich Presta that promises to enable users to reduce Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The natural method is based on the...

Mental Illness Searches On Google Rise During Long-Lasting Winter Patterns
2013-04-09 10:58:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Even as spring has arrived on the calendar for much of the country this winter might seem almost unending. That is bad news for those suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs around the same time each year. It can sap the energy and make those with the disorder feel moody. It could also have more people heading to the computer to determine if they might be suffering from a mental illness as...

2013-04-05 23:04:10

The trending popularity of hoarding continues to surge as more hoarders become aware that others share their debilitating condition. Address Our Mess offers their expert opinion to hoarders taking the first step of a program recently initiated by the Dean of Boston University School of Social Work. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Hoarding awareness is becoming more prevalent in a society where documentaries and social media make it easier for sufferers of the condition to...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'