Archives for January, 2009 - Page 2

Brain and Behavior

OCD Insights From An Unlikely Model

Experts believe almost three percent of all Americans suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). However, the difference between a neurotic compulsion and mental illness is a difficult distinction. According to...
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Brain and Behavior

Trust Your Instincts

New research supports the admonition that thinking too much, say before purchasing that new car or television, can in fact lead to a less accurate decision. According to a...
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Advocacy and Policy

Abusive Behavior Among Caregivers

Half of family caregivers of people with dementia report some abusive behavior toward the person they are caring for and one-third report “significant” levels of abuse. Researchers believe this...
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