Tag Archives: comorbid conditions with OCD

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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OCD, Tics, and Tourette Syndrome

When my son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder was at its worst, he developed facial contortions, or twitching, as well as some noticeable tics. As if having severe OCD wasn’t frightening enough! As it turns out, tics and Tourette syndrome are not … Continue reading

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Using Evidence-Based Therapy

Beyond OCD recently linked to this eye-opening article in the New York Times called “Looking for Evidence That Therapy Works.” It states that while the evidence-based treatment known as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective in … Continue reading

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