Tag Archives: ADAA

Back to School with OCD

For the next few weeks I’ll be sharing previously-written timely posts about school, college and transitions….. 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 … Continue reading

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Anxiety – Avoid or Accept?

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million adults in the United States over the age of 18 suffer from an anxiety disorder, making it the most common brain disorder in our country. Who among us hasn’t … Continue reading

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OCD, College, and Accommodations

This post is originally from December 2011. An interesting article recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal.  “A Serious Illness or an Excuse” is worth reading and talks about what is happening on college campuses across the country: The number … Continue reading

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Colleges and Accommodations

An interesting article recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal.  “A Serious Illness or an Excuse” is worth reading and talks about what is happening on college campuses across the country: The number of students requesting accommodations has skyrocketed, and … Continue reading

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