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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...

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,...

2012-08-14 11:57:24

Two papers that will appear in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, both receiving advance online release, may help identify gene variants that contribute to the risks of developing obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) or Tourette syndrome (TS). Both multi-institutional studies were led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators, and both are the first genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in the largest groups of individuals affected by the conditions. "Previous studies of these...

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2012-08-07 19:15:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Psychologists have, for many years, considered the hoarding disorder to be an arm of OCD. Now, new research is challenging this notion, saying those with a hoarding disorder simply make decisions differently than others. The new study has been published in the Journal of American Medical Association and shows the brainwaves in patients with the hoarding disorder move differently than those with OCD, suggesting a biological...


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