Tag Archives: OCD

COVID-19 Can Worsen OCD in Children and Young People, Study Finds

[Source Science Daily] Many children and young people with obsessive thoughts and compulsions experience that their OCD, anxiety and depressive symptoms worsen during a crisis such as COVID-19. This is shown by a new research result from Aarhus University and … Continue reading

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OCD Treatment Could Someday Start With a Brain Scan

[Source: Science Daily] Washing hands needlessly dozens of times of day. Spending so much time perfecting schoolwork that it never gets turned in. These are typical behaviors for people with obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, a lifelong illness marked by … Continue reading

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Study of Brain Networks Shows Differences in Children with OCD

[Source: ¬†Medical News Today] A new study by scientists at the Wayne State University School of Medicine demonstrates that communication between some of the brain’s most important centers is altered in children with¬†obsessive-compulsive disorder. The research led by the Department … Continue reading

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Mistaking OCD for ADHD Has Serious Consequences

[Source: Science Daily] On the surface, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appear very similar, with impaired attention, memory, or behavioral control. But Prof. Reuven Dar of Tel Aviv University’s School of Psychological Sciences argues that these … Continue reading

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