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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Drugs for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Get Healthy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of drugs and medications that are commonly prescribed to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Anafranil Antidepressants Buspar Celexa Citalopram Clomipramine Clonazepam Cymbalta Dopamine Effexor Fluoxetine Fluvoxamine Klonopin Lamictal Lexapro Luvox Paroxetine Paxil Prozac ... Read on »
Tests & Diagnostics for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Be Well Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common tests and diagnostics for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Depression Screening Test Emotional Stress Global Assessment Of Functioning Mental Status Examination Of course, these are just some of the common tests and diagnostics for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. You can connect with experts and ... Read on »
Treatments for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Docs Orders Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Behavioral therapy Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) Counselling Deep Brain Stimulation Exposure and response prevention Group therapy Psychotherapy These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used ... 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 »
Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Promise for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Medline Plus Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 12:17pm Monday, October 4, 2010    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Using electrodes to stimulate areas deep within the brain may be able to help patients with severe obsessive compulsive disorder OCD who do not respond to any other kinds of treatment, Dutch scientists s ... Read on »