Latest Obsessive–compulsive disorder Stories
Fear of flying. Scared of spiders. Panicked with public speaking. These are a few anxiety disorders that many people may suffer through.
Michigan State University researchers recently discovered that the brains of anxious girls work more vigorously than those of boys.
Despite the fact that it has been vilified by some in the past, scientists are experimenting with various types of electrical brain stimulation, hoping that some day it will not only be able to treat a wide array of disorders but also enhance a person's cognitive abilities.
A study conducted at the University of Granada has concluded that most immigrant women who give birth in Spain suffer "severe stress" and should receive psychological treatment after giving birth to help them overcome disorders such as obsessive compulsive disorder, phobic anxiety, depression or psychoticism.
A new study from Case Western Reserve University finds mothers tend to be more critical of children with obsessive-compulsive disorder than they are of other children in the family.
A new UCLA study, published in the current online edition of the Journal of Affective Disorders, may shed light on why some persons succumb to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) while others who suffered the same ordeal do not
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.