Latest OCD Stories

2013-11-19 23:29:54

According to OCD specialist Francine Rosenberg, Psy.D., of Morris Psychological Group, the study offers hope for OCD sufferers who wish to use their brain power to control their obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors rather than letting the condition control them. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 For those coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder – better known as OCD – new research shows that a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy improves outcomes for patients for whom...

2009-10-05 10:23:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Butler Hospital in Providence, R.I., is leading a clinical study evaluating the effectiveness and safety of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Benjamin D. Greenberg, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry at Butler Hospital and the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, is the lead investigator. He noted, "In the most severe cases, OCD causes profound impairment in work and social life, as well as...

2009-09-28 10:36:00

Unique collaboration between WSU, the University of Michigan and Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto will examine role of glutamate more closely DETROIT, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne State University officials announced today an expansion of a research grant of nearly $2.7 million, bringing the total award to over $6.1 million. This project, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health at the National Institutes of Health, is the first combined imaging...

2009-04-30 08:00:00

Faculty from the University of Michigan, University of Toronto and Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto key collaborators in study DETROIT, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne State University medical researchers recently discovered a chemical that plays a major role in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). David Rosenberg, M.D., the Miriam L. Hamburger Endowed Chair of Child Psychiatry and professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine at Wayne State, collaborated with...

2008-08-21 15:00:43

SEBAGO - The OCD (Obsessive Comedy Disorder) will present three episodes of "The Three Aliens Interactive Radio Show" Friday, Aug. 22, at Schoolhouse Arts Center. "The Moons of Altair, Episodes 1, 2, and 3," written and directed by Keith Halliburton, will be taped before a live audience that day for future airings on WJZF-Standish (97.1 FM). The family show revolves around the antics and adventures of three aliens as they are captured by pirates and discover the amazing uses of the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.