Role of comorbid depressive symptoms on the cognitive deficits in obsessive compulsive disorder - Mondal A, Kumar M.
BACKGROUND: Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic distressing condition that is marked with impairment in daily functioning including social, family, and occupational areas of life. Depression is the most common comorbidity among patients with O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidality in patients with obsessive-compulsive and related disorders (OCRDs): a meta-analysis - Pellegrini L, Maietti E, Rucci P, Burato S, Menchetti M, Berardi D, Maina G, Fineberg NA, Albert U.
INTRODUCTION: Previous meta-analyses showed that OCD is associated with a substantial risk of suicidal behaviours. Conclusive rates of suicidal ideation (current and lifetime) and suicide attempts based on pooled prevalence rates have not so far been calcu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

OCD Linked to Increased Risk for Ischemic Stroke
FRIDAY, May 28, 2021 -- Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have an increased risk for ischemic stroke, according to a study published online May 27 in Stroke. Mu-Hung Chen, M.D., Ph.D., from Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Having OCD May Triple a Person's Odds for a Stroke
THURSDAY, May 27, 2021 -- Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder, a common mental health condition known as OCD, may have more than triple the risk of having a stroke, according to a new report from Taiwanese researchers. As to why, the study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adults with OCD at increased risk for stroke, study finds
Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder are more likely to suffer a stroke later in life compared with those who do not have the mental health disorder, an analysis published Thursday by the journal Stroke found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obsessive compulsive disorder linked to increased ischemic stroke risk later in life
(American Heart Association) Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) were more than three times as likely as those without the disorder to have an ischemic stroke later in life. Adults with OCD should maintain a healthy lifestyle, including not smoking, exercising, and managing a healthy weight, to help prevent stroke.Health care professionals should closely monitor patients with OCD for increased risk of ischemic stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Internet-Delivered CBT Noninferior for OCD in Children
TUESDAY, May 11, 2021 -- Stepped care offering internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) followed by in-person CBT if necessary is noninferior to in-person CBT for children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD),... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A New Study Points to MDMA as a Powerful Treatment for PTSD
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), will affect some 26 million Americans at some point in their lives, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The condition, characterized by depression, hopelessness, memory problems, difficulty maintaining relationships, and recurrent visions of the trauma-causing event is notoriously hard to treat. Up to a third of people with the condition are still symptomatic 10 years after diagnosis, and the main therapeutic drugs of choice—the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors sertraline and paroxetine—fail in up to 60% of patients. A study published yesterday, however...
Source: TIME: Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Online CBT effective against OCD symptoms in the young
(Karolinska Institutet) Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents is associated with impaired education and worse general health later in life. Access to specialist treatment is often limited. According to a study from Centre for Psychiatry Research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Region Stockholm, internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be as effective as conventional CBT. The study, published in the prestigious journal JAMA, can help make treatment for OCD more widely accessible. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

MagVenture receives CE approvals for noninvasive brain treatment of addiction, OCD, and depression with anxiety symptoms
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 28, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Global MedTech pioneer MagVenture has received CE approval for the treatment of addiction and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). In addition, MagVenture TMS Therapy® ca... Devices, Neurology, Regulatory MagVenture, TMS Therapy, MagVenture Flow Arm, brain stimulation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fears Covid anxiety syndrome could stop people reintegrating
Exclusive:compulsive hygiene habits and fear of public places could remain for some after lockdown lifted, researchers sayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists have expressed concern thatresidual anxiety over coronavirus may have led some people to develop compulsive hygiene habits that could prevent them from reintegrating into the outside world, even though Covid hospitalisations and deaths in the UK are coming down.The concept of“Covid anxiety syndrome” was first theorised by professors last year, when Ana Nik čević, of Kingston University, and Marcantonio Spada, atLo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Grover Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus Obsessive-compulsive disorder Mental health Science Research World news UK news Society Higher education Anxiety London South Bank University Source Type: news

Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in female patients with an eating disorder with or without impulsive non-suicidal self-injury - Claes L, Buelens T, Depestele L, Dierckx E, Schoevaerts K, Luyckx K.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: In the present study, we investigated differences in obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptoms in patients with an eating disorder (ED) with or without recent/lifetime impulsive non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). We included 429 female inpatien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The associations of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions and general severity with suicidal ideation in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: the role of specific stress responses to CoViD-19 - Khosravani V, Samimi Ardestani SM, Bastan FS, McKay D, Asmundson GJG.
Suicidal ideation is prevalent in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); but, during COVID-19 it may be increased. The present study aimed to examine the effects of obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptom dimensions and OCD severity on suicidal ideat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Spit samples uncover genetic risk factors for paediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
(University of Calgary) University of Calgary and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) researchers have discovered genetic risk factors for OCD that could help pave the way for earlier diagnosis and improved treatment for children and youth. Saliva samples from 5,000 kids were scanned and compared to responses using the Toronto Obsessive-Compulsive Scale. The team identified that those with a genetic variant in the gene PTPRD had a greater risk for obsessive-compulsive traits. Findings published in Translational Psychiatry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New blueprint of brain connections reveals extensive reach of central regulator
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego researchers have generated a new map of connectivity from a part of the brain called the basal ganglia, a hub for regulating motor and behavior functions. The breadth of connections revealed could potentially open avenues for intervention of Parkinson's disease and other disorders such as Tourette's syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 5, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

OCD patients with comorbidities respond well to deep brain stimulation
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus finds that patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) as well as other psychiatric comorbidities, such as autism spectrum or tic disorders, may respond well to Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Perinatal Obsessive - Compulsive Disorder May Be Underestimated
The point prevalence of maternal OCD peaked at 9 percent at eight weeks postpartum (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Perinatal Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder May Be Underestimated
TUESDAY, March 30, 2021 -- Estimates of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) may be underestimated in pregnant women and new mothers, according to a study published in the March/April issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Nichole Fairbrother,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

OCD May Be More Common in New Moms Than Thought
FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is more common among new mothers than previously thought, and it's often driven by worries about things that may happen to their newborns, a new study finds. Many new moms may keep the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nearly 1 in 5 new mothers experiences OCD, study finds
Nearly one in five new mothers reports symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder within a year of giving birth, according to a study published Tuesday by the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the U.S. Reopening Might Affect Anxiety Patients
About half of all people surveyed by the American Psychological Association said they were worried about adjusting to in-person interaction. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Anxiety and Stress Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Mental Health and Disorders Psychology and Psychologists Children and Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Quarantines Source Type: news

The effect of childhood maltreatment on suicidal ideation through cognitive emotion regulation strategies and specific obsessive-compulsive symptoms in obsessive-compulsive disorder - Rajabi Khamesi S, Najafi M, Khosravani V.
Childhood maltreatment is thought to be associated with suicidality in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Although the underlying mechanism of this relationship is not clear, cognitive emotion regulation strategies (CERSs) and the specific ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can Antidepressant Medication Fluvoxamine Prevent Severe Covid-19 From Coronavirus?
Even with Covid-19 vaccines now available, there's a need for better Covid-19 treatments. Fluvoxamine has long been on the market to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety disorder, and depression. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

A Better Way to Zap Our Brains
New research suggests that stimulating neurons in the brain can address psychological issues with surprising speed and precision. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kim Tingley Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Brain Research Depression (Mental) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Source Type: news

Can Zapping Our Brains Really Cure Depression?
New research suggests that stimulating neurons in the brain can address psychological issues with surprising speed and precision. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kim Tingley Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Brain Research Depression (Mental) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Source Type: news

'I could physically feel the germs on me': how Covid is a double-edged sword for those with OCD
For some the pandemic has worsened their symptoms, but others say social distancing and hygiene measures have made life easierLuka Buchanan has always been consumed by the fear of contamination and germs, washing their hands until they were raw, and terrified the food they ate would poison them.Diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder at age 19, Buchanan, who uses they/them pronouns, spent years in therapy telling themselves over and over that there was nothing to fear – that the chances of a global contagion were minuscule, and that they weren’t infected and dangerous to those around them.Continue reading....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Matilda Boseley Tags: Health Coronavirus Obsessive-compulsive disorder Mental health Australia news Society Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors of suicidal ideations among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder in Egypt - Sehlo MG, Youssef UM, El-Gohari HM.
Suicidal ideations were reported in many studies among patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); this study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and factors associated with current suicidal ideations among Egyptian patients with obsessive-compulsive di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Evidence of repeated mirtazapine poisoning in children by hair analysis - Kintz P, Raul JS, Ameline A.
Mirtazapine is an antidepressant drug, used to treat depression, but also, in some specific conditions, to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety. Although mirtazapine is not a hypnotic, it can make the subject feel drowsy. Children  under the age... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Association between childhood maltreatment and symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a meta-analysis - Ou W, Li Z, Zheng Q, Chen W, Liu J, Liu B, Zhang Y.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have indicated that childhood maltreatment (CM) may potentially influence the clinical symptomatology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Here, we aimed to quantify the relationship between CM and obsessive-compulsive sympt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Patients with abrupt early-onset OCD due to PANS tolerate lower doses of antidepressants and antipsychotics - Thienemann M, Park M, Chan A, Frankovich J.
OBJECTIVE: To characterize drug tolerability in pediatric patients with an abrupt-onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) meeting criteria for pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS). METHODS: We reviewed charts of 188 consecuti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impact of childhood maltreatment on obsessive-compulsive disorder symptom severity and treatment outcome - Boger S, Ehring T, Berberich G, Werner GG.
BACKGROUND: Preliminary evidence suggests childhood maltreatment to play a causal role in the development and maintenance of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, both the effect of childhood maltreatment on the course of OCD treatment and the role... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Studies suggest benefits from a personalized approach to brain stimulation
Customizing treatment for each person led to better results with both depression and obsessive-compulsive behaviors. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - January 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Personalized Brain Stimulation May Reduce OCD Behaviors Personalized Brain Stimulation May Reduce OCD Behaviors
Noninvasive neuromodulation that is personalized to the brain's reward center may provide lasting improvement in obsessive compulsive behaviors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

A Promising New Therapy Against OCD?
  TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 -- Noninvasive electrical stimulation of the brain, fine-tuned to specific " circuitry " gone awry, might help ease obsessive-compulsive behaviors, an early study hints. Researchers found that the brain stimulation,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Obsessive-compulsive symptoms and problematic alcohol use: the explanatory role of drinking motives - Bakhshaie J, Storch EA, Zvolensky MJ.
The purpose of the present investigation was to examine the unique explanatory role of alcohol use motives above the effects of each other, using a multiple mediation model, for the relationship between obsessive-compulsive symptomatology and problematic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Biohaven Begins Pivotal Phase 3 Trial Of Troriluzole In Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Recently completed Phase 2 proof of concept study showed drug signal for troriluzole augmentation in OCD and pivotal Phase 3 trial now initiated Phase 3 trial enhancements include increased sample size to adequately power for previously observed treatme... Biopharmaceuticals Biohaven Pharmaceutical, troriluzole, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Concurrent and prospective associations of obsessive-compulsive symptoms with suicidality in young adults: a genetically-informative study - Krebs G, Mataix-Cols D, Rijsdijk F, Ruck C, Lichtenstein P, Lundstr öm S, Larsson H, Eley TC, Fernández de la Cruz L.
BACKGROUND: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been linked with elevated risk of suicidality. However, most previous studies have been cross-sectional, and little is known about the aetiology of the association between obsessive-compulsive symptoms... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Impacts of stressful life events and traumatic experiences on onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder - Murayama K, Nakao T, Ohno A, Tsuruta S, Tomiyama H, Hasuzawa S, Mizobe T, Kato K, Kanba S.
Not a few patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have experienced events that affected the onset. The onset of OCD is not limited to the original meaning of trauma; rather, traumatic experiences such as unexpected exposure to contaminants or var... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

International consensus on a standard set of outcome measures for child and youth anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder - Krause KR, Chung S, Adewuya AO, Albano AM, Babins-Wagner R, Birkinshaw L, Brann P, Creswell C, Delaney K, Falissard B, Forrest CB, Hudson JL, Ishikawa SI, Khatwani M, Kieling C, Krause J, Malik K, Mart ínez V, Mughal F, Ollendick TH, Ong SH, Patton GC, Ravens-Sieberer U, Szatmari P, Thomas E, Walters L, Young B, Zhao Y, Wolpert M.
A major barrier to improving care effectiveness for mental health is a lack of consensus on outcomes measurement. The International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) has already developed a consensus-based standard set of outcomes for anxi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"Was I asking for it?" An experimental investigation of perceived responsibility, mental contamination and workplace sexual harassment - Krause S, Radomsky AS.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Mental contamination (i.e., contamination concerns that arise in the absence of direct contact with a contaminant) is a common symptom in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Cognitive theories suggest that it results from indivi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with and without depressive, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorders: a longitudinal study of three Dutch case-control cohorts - Pan KY, Kok AAL, Eikelenboom M, Horsfall M, J örg F, Luteijn RA, Rhebergen D, Oppen P, Giltay EJ, Penninx BWJH.
BACKGROUND: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in people with pre-existing mental health disorders is unclear. In three psychiatry case-control cohorts, we compared the perceived mental health impact and coping and changes in depressive s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

The mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with and without depressive, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorders: a longitudinal study of three Dutch case-control cohorts, Lancet Psychiatry
Background The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in people with pre-existing mental health disorders is unclear. In three psychiatry case-control cohorts, we compared the perceived mental health impact and coping and changes in depressive symptoms, anxiety, worry, and loneliness before and during the COVID-19 pandemic between people with and without lifetime depressive, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorders. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OCD Symptoms Worsening Among Children During COVID-19
MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 -- Many children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have experienced a worsening of their symptoms during the COVID-19 crisis, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in BMC Psychiatry. Judith B.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mental fatigue, but not other fatigue characteristics, as a candidate feature of obsessive compulsive personality disorder in patients with anxiety and mood disorders-an exploratory study - Gecaite-Stonciene J, Fineberg NA, Podlipskyte A, Neverauskas J, Juskiene A, Mickuviene N, Burkauskas J.
BACKGROUND: Obsessive compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is commonly associated with anxiety and mood disorders (AMDs), in which fatigue and executive dysfunction represent key symptoms. Executive dysfunction has also been demonstrated in subjects with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Which factors may differentiate lifetime suicide attempters from ideators in obsessive-compulsive disorder patients? - Memis CO, Dogan B, Sevincok D, Tunagur T, Memis SD, Sevincok L.
In this study, we examined whether lifetime suicide attempt (SA), and suicide ideation (SI) was associated with affective te... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Anger and aggressiveness in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and the mediating role of responsibility, non-acceptance of emotions, and social desirability - Cludius B, Mannsfeld AK, Schmidt AF, Jelinek L.
According to psychodynamic and cognitive models of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anger and aggression play an important role in the development and maintenance of the disorder. (Sub-) clinical samples with OCD have reported higher anger and anger su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Anxiety symptoms: Do you have unhealthy patterns of behaviour? It could be OCD
ANXIETY is present in those who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder . Recurring anxious thoughts can influence unhealthy patterns of behaviour. Look out for the warning signs of the mental health condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pandemic raises special concern for those with obsessive-compulsive disorder
Mental health experts are worried about what the coming winter could hold as the pandemic stretches on. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - November 1, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

November 2020
Breathe Better With COPD : Living With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Is Your Blood Pressure Too High? When Unwanted Thoughts Intrude : Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Long-Distance Caregiving COVID-19 and Addiction (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - October 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news