In the House of Psychiatry, a Jarring Tale of Violence
At the American Psychiatric Association ’s annual meeting, a patient described a restraint that haunts him, more than eight years later. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 21, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ellen Barry Tags: Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Mental Health and Disorders Hospitals American Psychiatric Assn Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Massachusetts General Hospital your-feed-healthcare your-feed-science Therapy and Rehabilitation Psychology and Ps Source Type: news

Drawing the line between obsessive-compulsive disorder and schizophrenia - Cavaco TB, Ribeiro JS.
The schizo-obsessive spectrum has been a central focus of interest and research within the scientific community in mental health. The increased comorbidity of schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS) or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) appe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Symptom provocation in obsessive-compulsive disorder: validation of the Braga Obsessive Compulsive image set (BOCIS) - Sousa MM, Costa AD, Almeida C, Soriano-Mas C, Silva Moreira P, Morgado P.
Symptom provocation paradigms are paramount to understand a heterogeneous disorder as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The main aim of our work was to develop and validate an open-access set of OCD-related images comprising three main subtypes: washing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Avoidance Predicts Worse Long-term Outcomes in OCD Avoidance Predicts Worse Long-term Outcomes in OCD
Behavioral avoidance could limit the long-term of a widely used treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder, a new analysis shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - April 23, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Mental health start up out of McLean raises $30M in Series B
Launched two years ago, InStride provides virtual treatment for pediatric anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 27, 2024 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cassie McGrath Source Type: news

There ’ s a Reason They ’ re Called ‘ Gut ’ Feelings
In the 1800s, a French Canadian named Alexis St. Martin was shot in the stomach while at a fur trading post, when someone’s musket accidentally fired at close range. He survived, but his injuries resulted in a hole in his stomach wall. This provided an early window—literally—into how our emotions and mental health affect the gut. Through careful experiments, the surgeon William Beaumont discovered that St. Martin’s mental state had direct physiological consequences on his stomach’s activity: when he felt irritable, for example, his digestion slowed. Somehow, his emotional states were manifest ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Camilla Nord Tags: Uncategorized freelance Source Type: news

My teacher opened up about his mental health. What happened next opened my own mind.
Teachers in schools always seemed like distant figures to Fiona Babar. But when one teacher opened up about having obsessive compulsive disorder, it made her see him — and mental health struggles — in a new way. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Diagnostics and treatment of suicidality; a matter of customization - Mennen KHJE, Rasing SPA, de Winter RFP, van den Bogaard M, van den Berg M, van Rossum JM, Creemers DHM.
This article illustrates the importance of conducting a comprehensive analysis of suicidality through the case study of an adolescent patient dealing with both depressive disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The aim of treating suicidality is to add... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The effect of death anxiety on work passion: moderating roles of work centrality and work connection - Al-Dossary SA, Sousa C, Gon çalves G.
Fear of death is an emotional manifestation of the instinct for self-preservation. Any threat to our existence induces an anxiety response. Death anxiety can trigger obsessive-compulsive behaviours, such as an obsessive passion for work. Using a sample of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

‘The Good Doctor’ EP David Shore Explains Why Drama Is Ending After Seven Seasons
THE GOOD DOCTOR - The Good Lawyer - Dr. Shaun Murphy seeks legal representation to help him win a case and puts his faith in a promising, young lawyer who has obsessive compulsive disorder. MONDAY, MARCH 13 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (Jeff Weddell/ABC via Getty Images) FREDDIE HIGHMORE Why…#shaunmurphy #abc #jeffweddellabc #davidshore #eplizfriedman #abcsignature #youngsheldon #swat #sealteam #freddiehighmore (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OCD Tied to a Twofold Increased Risk for All-Cause Mortality OCD Tied to a Twofold Increased Risk for All-Cause Mortality
Obsessive-compulsive disorder has been linked to a heightened risk for death from both natural and unnatural causes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Linked to Increased Mortality
MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2024 -- Individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have an increased risk for all-cause mortality, according to a study published online Jan. 17 in The BMJ.Lorena Fern ández de la Cruz, Ph.D., from the Karolinska... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - January 22, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Multi-method assessment of suicidal thoughts and behaviors among patients in treatment for OCD and related disorders - Falkenstein MJ, Kelley KN, Martin HS, Kuckertz JM, Coppersmith D, Bezahler A, Narine K, Beard C, Webb CA.
Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders (OCRDs) are associated with increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs), yet research characterizing suicidality in OCRDs remains limited. A major challenge in assessing STBs is the reliance on explic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

‘The left hand doesn’t know what the right is doing’: the barriers to UK maternal mental healthcare
Mental health problems affect up to 20% of new mothers, but provision of mother-and-baby support is patchyThe bed was covered with baby clothes neatly arranged with milestone cards for future events such as “coming home” and “Easter”. They were the outfits for all the special occasions Tara Maguire thought she would miss with her daughter Maisie, then just two weeks old. Downstairs her husband and mother-in-law were waiting to drive her to be admitted as an inpatient at the Bluestone psychiatri c unit of Craigavon Area hospital in Northern Ireland. “It was really hard,” recalls Tara, wiping away tears.Tara had ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 20, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Anna Demming Tags: Mental health Parents and parenting Pregnancy Family NHS Medical research Psychology Source Type: news

All cause and cause specific mortality in obsessive-compulsive disorder: nationwide matched cohort and sibling cohort study - Fern ández de la Cruz L, Isomura K, Lichtenstein P, Larsson H, Kuja-Halkola R, Chang Z, D'Onofrio BM, Brikell I, Ruck C, Sidorchuk A, Mataix-Cols D.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the risk of all cause and cause specific mortality in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) compared with matched unaffected people from the general population and with their unaffected siblings. DESIGN: Population ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news