Monthly Archives: March 2018

OCD and Making Important Decisions

  A version of this post first appeared on my blog in 2013……. Is it just me, or does life sometimes seem like a series of decisions? Should I do this, go there, buy that? Many of our daily decisions … Continue reading

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Can Artificial Intelligence Predict Success with OCD Treatment?

  In some interesting research on obsessive-compulsive disorder, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles have developed an artificial intelligence system that predicts whether patients with OCD will benefit from Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). The February 2018 study, published … Continue reading

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OCD and Identity

This post first appeared in June 2013…….. I’ve previously written about some of the factors involved in recovery avoidance in OCD. Often those with the disorder are fearful of giving up rituals they believe keep them and their loved ones … Continue reading

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OCD and Selfishness

  This post first appeared in 2013…… Soon after my son Dan was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, he and I were out with some friends and decided to get a bite to eat. We were all casually chatting about various … Continue reading

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