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Are Compulsive Buyers Also Compulsive Hoarders? by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 6:16pm A paper presented in the November 2007 issue of Behavior Research and Therapy follows up on previous research that has indicated that compulsive buyers often suffer from compulsive hoarding as well. The researchers examined 66 treatment-seeking compulsive buyers prior to their entry into a group therapy program for compulsive buying. The study ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Patients Subject to Compulsive Disorders by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Tue 11 May 2010 12:08pm The fact that people with Parkinson’s disease are more likely to fall victim to compulsive behaviors is nothing new that story has been kicking around since 2005.  But in a story released yesterday, the full scope becomes much more apparent. While physicians have known about the link between Parkinson’s medication an ... 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 »
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 »
The Cure for Compulsive Over Exercise by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 Aug 2009 10:31pm This is what happens when you tell me you "have to go number 2" 10 minutes after we passed the last gas station for 100 miles. My Summer Vacation by Charlotte Andersen I learned a lot of things on my summer vacation: 1. Not only do my kids not like audio books, it turns out my husband and I do not like them either. Narrators ... Read on »
Compulsive Hoarding by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 12:00am 3 Comments 'It's persecution', says man in backyard clutter scrap City orders cleanup, owner cries foul Signs of Hoarding Firstly, there are 3 behaviours to Compulsive Hoarding*, which is an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 1. The acquisition of, and failure to discard a large number of possessions that appear to be useless or ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 07 Jul 2008 7:12pm A teenager talking about his father found his dad's way of doing things rather entertaining. He pontificated that his father was soOCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) that his dad called the disorder CDO because that put the letters in alphabetical order. Read on »
FDA OKs deep brain stimulation for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Medtronic by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 6:30pm Medtronic is really making some moves into the “brain” department with devices of late.  This is the latest device and more information at the Medtronic website will tell when the product will actually become available.  Below are a couple links to recent posts along the same subject line.  BD Medtronic Announces First Clinical Data on Occipi ... Read on »
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week ~ Binge Eating/Compulsive Overeating by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 3:42pm Binge or Compulsive Eating is the number one eating disorder! The following text is taken from http://www.friendlybingers.org/: Binge eating disorder is a specific type of eating pattern, which meets the following criteria. Diagnostic Criteria for Binge Eating Disorder Care needs to be taken when making a diagnosis ... Read on »
Compulsivity never cured anything by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 04 Sep 2010 8:56pm At least, this is what I'm telling myself right now. It seems to be the cure, because I'm always anxious about something. So if I do XYZ, then I won't have to worry about this one thing. The problem is that the thing my brain is currently freaking out about (did I exercise enough? Did I ask the right question during the interview? Did the p ... Read on »