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2013-12-21 23:00:17

OCD Rescue Program designed by Rich Presta is the latest program that helps people get rid of their obsessions, compulsions, and anxiety. Mien Thu from the site Vinamy.com performed a detailed OCD Rescue Program review that indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 OCD (obsessive–compulsive disorder) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by a combination of obsessions and compulsions, and by intrusive thoughts that produce apprehension,...

2013-07-25 23:20:23

The mental health facility UBH Denton comments on recent trends in new moms and OCD studies. Denton, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The psychiatric hospital UBH Denton responds to a current article in Scientific American suggesting that new moms may experience OCD symptoms. The article notes that the occasional life changes such as having a new baby, moving across country or developing a serious injury can “precipitate a mental disorder. The problem is compounded because people often...

2011-05-03 00:00:40

Jeanne Ettelson, president of OCD Chicago, announced that Dr. Shana Doronn has joined other prominent mental health professionals as a member of OCD Chicago's Scientific Advisory Board. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 01, 2011 Dr. Shanna Doronn joins OCD Chicago's Scientific Advisory Board ("SAB") which provides guidance to OCD Chicago on medical and treatment matters and serves as an informal speakers bureau. Dr. Doronn specializes in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

OCD Chicago has joined Active Minds and Anxiety Disorders Association of America to sponsor National Stress Out Day, a nationwide effort to provide pre-finals stress relief and educate college students about the difference between everyday anxiety and an anxiety disorder or other mental illness. One hundred thirty campuses in 37 states will participate. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 OCD Chicago has joined Active Minds and Anxiety Disorders Association of America to sponsor National...

2011-02-18 13:01:49

For patients most severely afflicted with obsessive-compulsive disorder, electrical stimulation of a brain network can rebalance their emotional state, helping them respond to conventional therapy when it never worked before. New long-term results show that patients' improvements remain if the treatment continues. But, as with other OCD treatments, DBS is not a cure and can have side effects. When obsessive-compulsive disorder is of crippling severity and drugs and behavior therapy can't...

2010-10-07 08:36:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- OCD is often a topic made light of in casual conversations and on popular TV shows like "Monk". But the fact is OCD is a serious disorder and individuals with OCD face significant impairment in functioning and quality of life. Families with loved ones suffering from OCD often feel the burden as well. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/CG64058LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100914/CG64058LOGO) "Many individuals with OCD...

2010-04-29 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder of the brain where people experience obsessive thoughts, images, ideas or impulses - and they can't get past them. The day-to-day existence for severe OCD sufferers is dire. Untreated, they lead lives of self-punishment, fear and isolation that can result in job loss, broken families, bankruptcy and in some cases death. "The OCD Project" challenges six severe OCD sufferers to face their fears in a...

2009-03-30 08:37:00

Patients Who Suffer From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Related "Scrupulosity" Successfully Treated at Remuda Ranch's Anxiety Program PHOENIX, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and some of those people suffer from an often misunderstood form of OCD called scrupulosity -- an excessive concern with sin that goes well beyond the norm for an individual's religious group. "As research and understanding of OCD increased, the term...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'