June 10, 2013

Mice Give New Clues to Origins of OCD

In this video, Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, describes her most recent study, “Repeated Cortico-Striatal Stimulation Generates Persistent OCD-Like Behavior.” The study was published in the journal Science’s June 7, 2013 issue, and provides new information about alterations in brain circuitry that may lead to persistent symptoms in people with OCD.

credit: Columbia University

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