Monthly Archives: August 2016

Back to School with OCD

Another previous post about OCD and school…….. I’ve previously written about taking obsessive-compulsive disorder to college, where I focused on establishing a good support system for those with OCD who are embarking on this exciting, but often anxiety-provoking journey. I … Continue reading

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Back to School with an OCD Checklist

As we approach “that time of year,” I thought I’d once again share this post as I think it could benefit a lot of people: Dr. Aureen Pinto Wagner has compiled a checklist of ways obsessive-compulsive disorder might affect kids … Continue reading

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Therapists with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

When I first became involved in OCD advocacy about six years ago, I would occasionally come across articles or books written by therapists whose bios revealed that they had OCD themselves. I always found this information comforting, because at the … Continue reading

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OCD and Exciting Research

Ever hear of mGluR5? Sapap3? I surely hadn’t until this past week when some results from research conducted at Duke University were revealed. I’m no scientist, so in the most basic of layman’s terms, this is how I understand it: … Continue reading

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