Latest Yale–Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Stories
New scientific evidence challenges a popular conception that behaviours such as repetitive hand-washing, characteristic of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), are carried out in response to disturbing obsessive fears.
POINT RICHMOND, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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 research from the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center may help clinicians better predict how a child with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) will respond to some of the most commonly used treatment approaches.
TOLOCHENAZ, Switzerland, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - CE Mark Approval for Medtronic's Reclaim(R) DBS Therapy for Treatment of Chronic, Severe Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Medtronic today announced that Reclaim(R) Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy has received CE (Conformite Europeene) Mark approval for the treatment of chronic, severe treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).* This is the first time that a deep brain stimulation therapy has gained approval...
Medtronic Inc.'s implantable deep brain stimulator has been approved by United States health officials to help treat patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorders.
A brain procedure that has been used to treat Parkinsonâ€™s disease patients since the 1980s also shows promise for patients with severe Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).