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Motherhood May Spur Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior in Some by Medline Plus Posted Tue 05 Mar 2013 9:00am Symptoms usually temporary, half of the women studied reported improvements after 6 months Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder , Women's Health Read on »
What Causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 08 Dec 2010 6:31am It is unknown whether various types of obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptoms have a common genetic or environmental etiology. For example, it is unknown whether hoarding is etiologically associated with prototypic OC symptoms, such as washing, checking, and obsessing. Also unknown is whether particular OC-related symptoms are etiologically ... Read on »
Divorce can cause pets to develop obsessive compulsive disorders by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 14 Oct 2008 4:15am The UK's leading veterinary charity, The Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA), maintains that divorce can be stressful on the owners' pets. Sean Wensley, senior vet at PDSA, says: Dogs that are stressed can show signs of compulsive disorder. This may include chasing their own tail or excessive licking of one or more limbs. As a result ... Read on »
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment Options by castlewoodtc Posted Fri 01 Apr 2011 8:00am In addition to existing treatment options for obsessive compulsive disorder, research is bringing in fresh, improved therapeutic methods that can help OCD sufferers lead fulfilling and worthwhile lives. The two commonly adopted treatment methods for this disorder are psychotherapy and medication. Typically a combination of both therapy and medica ... Read on »
My Life as an Obsessive Compulsive* Calendar Girl by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 8:51pm There are few illnesses as inherently funny as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder . Particularly if you are an observer and not a sufferer. But even those of us that suffer from it can get plenty of giggles from seeing all the "crazy" stuff other people do. If you have seen As Good as it Gets and laughed as hard as I did through the silverw ... Read on »
Obsessive Compulsive? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 3:49pm After my last post on Monday morning (M-Cubed), I was coming off a great 52 mile weekend and feeling great. Monday night was my massage therapist's chance to "correct" me and find all the issues I didn't know existed...and she did! Actually, I expected a messed up lower body but that ended up being pretty good. I got a few comments about my glamoro ... Read on »
Two Cases Of Lyme Disease-Associated Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:39am Lyme Disease Foundation's XV International Conference on Lyme disease and other Tick-borne Disorders Farmington CT April 6-7, 2002 TWO CASES OF LYME DISEASE-ASSOCIATED OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD) ARE DESCRIBED. OBSESSIONS MAY BE TERMINATED SUDDENLY AND PERMANENTLY BY THE FIRST INJECTION OF IM PENICILLIN Abstract by Virgin ... Read on »
WHAT IS OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 8:08am           One of the most interesting illnesses I encountered as a psychiatric nurse was obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  It is actually a type of anxiety disorder.  It is not your typical feeling of fear, worry or anxiety; people with obsessive-compulsive disorder will have these normal emotions but take them to extreme.  For example, pe ... Read on »
Brainsway Gets FDA Approval To Conduct Study To Assess Efficiency Of Deep TMS Device To Treat Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 20 Dec 2013 1:16am Moving right along with TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) treatments here’s a new study to take place.  As you can read below Brainsway already has approval for a device to treat depression.  I am guessing the treatment would be for severe obsessive-compulsive disorders as if the truth was known there’s a little bit of OCD  in all of us a ... Read on »
OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) by groovychik007 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:51pm A few months after my intensive care stint in 2003, I found myself washing my hands a lot more. I had developedobsessive compulsive disorderI found it very hard to accept that I might have hadMyasthenia gravis. until I later found out the fact I had Multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions Something clicked in my head and put me into a robot ... Read on »