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

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 at the same time every year.

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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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