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Motherhood Can Bring On OCD For Some Women
2013-03-05 05:50:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new mom is full of worries. She checks to see if the baby is breathing or she worries about germs — washing and re-sterilizing bottles to make sure they are clean. A new baby, especially the first one, seems so fragile that worrying becomes a way of life. A new study from Northwestern Medicine reveals women who have recently given birth have a much higher rate of obsessive-compulsive symptoms than the general population....

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....

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...

2012-09-27 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...


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