Monthly Archives: September 2015

From Yeshiva University – An Online Survey of Beliefs about OCD Treatment

Hi Everyone! Jenna Feldman, a graduate student working toward her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Yeshiva University, is collaborating on a research project about OCD. She is looking for participants with OCD (adults age >18) who are interested in completing … Continue reading

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OCD and Memory

  As many of you know, my son Dan dealt with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder about seven years ago. Memories of those dark days are etched in my mind, as well as on paper in my book, Overcoming OCD: A Journey … Continue reading

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Helping Your Parents Understand OCD

This post first appeared in February 2013…. I tend to write about obsessive-compulsive disorder from a parent’s viewpoint because, well, I’m a parent whose son has OCD. But what if you’re a child, teenager, or young adult (or even “older” … Continue reading

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OCD or Just a Quirk?

Almost everyone I know who blogs about obsessive-compulsive disorder, myself included, has written at least one post expressing frustration over the use of the phrase, “I’m so OCD.” Aside from being grammatically incorrect – nobody is OCD –  it trivializes … Continue reading

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Back to School with OCD – Again

I know several of my recent posts have focused on going back to school, but I’d like to share one more article with you as I think it could benefit a lot of people. Dr. Aureen Pinto Wagner has compiled … Continue reading

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Check it Out!

Hi Everyone! I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Alison Dotson, OCD advocate and author of Being Me with OCD: How I Learned to Obsess Less and Live My Life.  Alison has a great blog, and I hope … Continue reading

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