OCD Articles

Learn To Fly Without Fear!

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Chances are good either you or someone you love has moderate (I can get on a plane if …

Mad As Hell: Anger and the Economy Part Two

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

“The hardest part of all this is my loss of security and my lack of control over my own finances and future. I feel vulnerable …

Introducing Anxiety & OCD Exposed!

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

You asked, we answered. Introducing our newest blog, Anxiety & OCD Exposed! Anxiety and OCD Exposed is written by the authors of a series …

9 Ways to Stop Obsessing

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

The French call Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder folie de doute, the doubting disease. That’s what obsessions are–a doubt caught in an endless loop of thoughts. But even …

Parents’ Behavior Can Foster Obsessive Children

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Another downside to trying to over-control your child’s behavior has been discovered. Parents who do so may put their child at greater risk for …

New social networking for the ill dubbed “Myspace for the afflicted”

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

A new social networking site looks a lot like Myspace, but is specifically designed for people suffering from major medical problems. I found the …

Innovative OCD Couples Treatment?

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disorder characterized, not surpisingly, by recurrent, unstopping obsessive thoughts, impulses or images, and compulsions which are repetitive behaviors or mental …

How Far is Too Far? Childhood Mental Illness Campaign

Friday, December 14th, 2007

That’s the question The New York University Child Study Center must be asking itself in regards to its new public awareness campaign about childhood …

ADHD Video

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Some follow-up to a couple of posts here at World of Psychology this week: John wrote about new ADHD research; which is a …

Mad Pride Month

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

Imagine these scenarios: A woman with OCD who washes her hands raw a dozen times an hour says, “There’s nothing wrong with me, it’s only …

Child Anxiety Disorders

Monday, June 11th, 2007

Here’s a good series of online videos to help parents of children with anxiety disorders like OCD, social anxiety, separation anxiety, phobias, etc. …

Shout Out to Elliot In The Morning

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

Although we don’t live in DC, we appreciate anyone who does a segment on OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), such as Elliot In The …

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