Monthly Archives: November 2017

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. I love the simplicity surrounding the  day – it began as a gathering to give thanks for the bounty of the harvest. Today, for many, it has become a day to be thankful … Continue reading

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Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery – Now Available in Paperback!

I’m happy to announce that the paperback version of Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery has now been released! You can receive a 30% discount by ordering it directly through Rowman & Littlefield at https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442239456. Use promotion code RLFANDF30 at … Continue reading

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The Paperback is Now Available!

I’m happy to announce that the paperback version of Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery has now been released! You can receive a 30% discount by ordering it directly through Rowman & Littlefield at https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442239456. Use promotion code RLFANDF30 at … Continue reading

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OCD and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Daylight saving time has ended, and winter is in the air. During these darker months, it is estimated that up to five percent of people in the United States suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is described as follows: … Continue reading

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Four Genes Linked to OCD

Last month (October 2017), a team of researchers from Broad Institute published a study in  Nature Communication which truly delves into the biology of OCD. They used a multispecies comparison between dogs, mice, and humans who suffer from compulsive behavior disorders, … Continue reading

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