Monthly Archives: June 2017

OCD and Brain Inflammation

A very interesting study was published this past week in JAMA Psychiatry stating that brain inflammation in those with obsessive-compulsive disorder is significantly elevated (by more than thirty per cent) compared to those without the disorder. Dr. Jeffrey Meyer, senior … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy – An Analogy

by winnond freedigitalphotos.net   This post first appeared on my blog in January 2012…. One of the reasons I became an advocate for OCD awareness was to spread the word that exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy is the therapy … Continue reading

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Children, Rituals, and OCD

  by teerapun, freedigitalphotos.net  This post originally appeared November 2011: When my daughter was two or three years old, she had a bedtime ritual where she lined up ten of her dolls and stuffed animals on the floor. They had to be … Continue reading

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What Makes It So Hard to Seek Help for OCD?

I’m very happy to share this guest post by my friend and co-author Seth J. Gillihan, PhD. Seth’s bio and blogs are listed at the end of this post. If you haven’t already, I’d suggest you check out Seth’s new … Continue reading

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