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Addictions

Obsessions and Addiction

This article isn’t meant to address obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), which is a mental disorder affecting one percent of adults. It starts in childhood and is believed to have a...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

Helping ADHD Children Make Friends

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as defined by the Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is “a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity...
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Caregivers

Occupational Therapy and Mental Health

The mental health treatment journey requires a collaborative effort by many people — the individual, his or her caregivers, support providers, doctors, nurses, teachers, aides, counselors, therapists, and social...
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Children and Teens

OCD and College Accommodations

An interesting article recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal. “A Serious Illness or an Excuse” is worth reading and talks about what is happening on college campuses across...
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