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Caregivers

OCD in the Family? Try to Lighten Up

Parents whose children suffer from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder are often devastated and heartbroken. Their formerly happy, loving, well-adjusted son or daughter is now barely functioning, caught up in a...
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Book Reviews

Book Review: Mindful Relationships

Shelved among a number of other books on relationships, I found Mindful Relationships: Creating Genuine Connection With Ourselves and Others, by Dr. Richard Chambers and Margie Ulbrick. The authors...
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Book Reviews

Book Review: Splitopia

Wendy Paris knows what you think of her divorce. It’s what her friends thought when she told them she and her husband were splitting: “Neither my husband nor I...
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Depression

OCD and Depression

When my son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder was severe, he was barely functioning. He isolated himself from his friends, and could barely move from point A to point B. He’d...
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Caregivers

Suicide: Helping Survivors Cope

Why do individuals commit suicide? Despite its prevalence, suicide remains highly stigmatized and survivors of suicide often suffer in silence in fear of being judged and criticized. This paper...
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