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2014-07-07 16:23:49

Respected Comic Awarded for Bringing Awareness and Challenging Stereotypes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International OCD Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders live full and productive lives, announced today that the 21st Annual OCD Conference will be held in Los Angeles from July 18-20, 2014. The OCD Conference is the only international...

2013-09-06 23:02:31

Beyond OCD hires its first Chief Advancement Officer and creates Young Professional Board of Directors to increase awareness for an often misunderstood disorder. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Ken Wexler, Acting President of the Board of Beyond OCD, announced that the organization has hired its first development professional. Sally A. Ruecking has accepted the position of Chief Advancement Officer to take the 20-year-old organization to the next level. A veteran of non-profit...

2013-04-27 23:00:46

OCD Rescue Program is the latest OCD treatment method developed by Rich Presta that promises to help people lower Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. A full OCD Rescue Program review on the website Vkool.com indicates if the method is effective for people to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 OCD Rescue Program is the newly updated OCD treatment method created by Rich Presta that promises to enable users to reduce Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The natural method is based on the...

2012-07-13 23:00:10

Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced that Dr. Fred Penzel will speak at the next OCD Live Forum on July 26, 2012 in Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 World-renowned psychologist and author Fred Penzel, Ph.D. will speak at the OCD Live Forum on July 26, 2012 sponsored by Beyond OCD. His empowering remarks, titled “The Wisdom of No Escape,” are designed to help sufferers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder cope with and ultimately get beyond OCD....

2012-05-27 23:02:38

Susan A. Richman, Esq., a co-founder of Beyond OCD, is a featured speaker at a Chicago area mental health conference on anxiety disorders. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 Beyond OCD, the leading provider of consumer-friendly resources designed to help people cope with and ultimately get beyond Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), announced that Susan A. Richman, Esq., its co-founder, will speak at an upcoming conference. The June 3 conference, “Managing...

2011-12-01 19:04:41

About two percent of all children suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), which consists of obsessive thoughts and acts. Obsessive thoughts are intrusive thoughts such as fear or contamination, injury or violent notions that are perceived to be pointless or distressing. Obsessive acts are ritualized acts that have to be repeated frequently, such as washing one's hands, asking questions, counting, touching, checking or collecting. Without treatment, OCD often has serious consequences,...

2011-08-31 11:00:00

Students With OCD: A Handbook for School Personnel Provides Awareness and Education for School Personnel, Parents and Mental Health Professionals Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Now available, Students With OCD: A Handbook for School Personnel by Dr. Gail Adams is the definitive resource on obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, in students. The first of its kind, this comprehensive guide focuses on the disorder in the school setting, and provides teachers, mental health professionals...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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