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OCD and Executive Functioning

The first time I heard the term “executive functions” was when I went with Dan to meet his new psychiatrist. The doctor explained that people with obsessive-compulsive disorder typically experience deficits in their executive functioning. What are executive functions? A … Continue reading

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Symptoms of OCD?

For those who think they, or a loved one, might be suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, it is easy to go online and find a list of typical symptoms. In some cases, people’s obsessions and compulsions may be quite obvious and they will … Continue reading

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Keep the Bar High

One of the main reasons I write about my family’s experiences is to get the word out that OCD, no matter how severe, is treatable. Stories of recovery can give hope to OCD sufferers and their families. But what exactly does recovery … Continue reading

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