Airport Staff Recreates Departure To Accommodate Young Man With Autism, OCD

By | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 23:42

Heathrow personnel do what they can to help autistic Aaran Stewart through the hectic international airport.

Obsessive-Compulsive Genes Could be Linked to Obesity

Obsessive-Compulsive And Obesity Genes Could Be Related

By | Mon, 06/10/2013 - 20:30

Obsessive-compulsive behaviors are behind a number of psychiatric disorders, but now new research in mice links them to obesity.

Surgery For Sufferers Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Safe And Effective

Once Reviled And Vilified, Psychosurgery Makes A Combeback For Debillitating Mental Illnesses

By | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 18:30

Canadian researchers found one brain surgery technique as safe and effective for sufferers of obsessive compulsive disorder.

Intense Dreams May Lead to Heightened OCD Symptoms

By | Thu, 12/27/2012 - 14:53

In people suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder, more intense dreams can predict exacerbated compulsions the next day.

dog chasing tail

Chasing Tail May Be Sign of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Dogs

By | Mon, 11/05/2012 - 16:12

For many pet owners, seeing their dogs chase incessantly after their own tails and hunt shadows may seem adorable.

Nail Biting

Nail Biting May Be a Sign of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

By | Mon, 10/01/2012 - 16:22

By next year the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders will classify nail biting as an obsessive compulsive disorder.