Tag: obsessive compulsive disorder
The goal of creating a legacy for my mother required that I go beyond managing my symptoms to confronting my OCD at its roots. I had to fundamentally change my understanding of anxiety.
A closer look at a new study reporting that the supplement D-cycloserine improved anxiety when used with exposure therapy.
Here, Dr. Ben Furman offers a creative approach to helping children who struggle with OCD. Explaining why behaviors like reasoning, reassuring, and superstitious rituals don’t work, he suggests engaging alternatives that teach kids how to manage their “worry monster” and make sense of their distressing experience.
Two experts—a leading neuroscientist studying OCD, and a psychiatrist specializing in OCD treatment—question whether expensive brain imaging research has added anything to the treatment of OCD.
The Atlantic features a story about the availability of effective treatments for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). “Many OCD sufferers and their families say finding the...