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Latest Obsessive–compulsive disorder Stories

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.

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

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.

2013-02-12 23:01:31

Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced that OCD expert Mona H.

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

A new paper looks into where to draw the line between social anxiety and just being shy.

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

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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