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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Looking at the Research by Krystal Plonski Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 10:40pm Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized as an anxiety disorder characterized by performing specific rituals, acts, or deeds in order to control and/or reduce anxiety symptoms. For example, the picture above would turn into the picture below, with someone who is suffering from OCD. There are some interesting theories about the etiolog ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Good resource for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Devin H. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 28 Jul 2011 12:00am Someone recently sent me a good link for information on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and hoarding behaviors. The link includes a panel discussion-type format. It is worth checking out if you have any interest in this topic! The link is here: OCD and Hoarders Expert Panel . Read on »
Clinic Notes: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and the Immune System by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 10:34am Children with OCD are sometimes misdiagnosed with autism. Children with autism do perseverate, line up toys, and like to have their environment a certain way. They also do not like change, will do better on a strict schedule, and often engage in repetitious, self-stimulatory behavior. But usually they have the other symptoms that are not seen ... Read on »