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OCD and Twins

It is widely accepted that the causes of obsessive-compulsive disorder involve both genetic and environmental factors, and this theory has been supported by research. While OCD has been known to “run in families,” this doesn’t really tell us whether genes … Continue reading

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Deep Brain Stimulation for OCD – Taking It To The Next Level

As we know, exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy is the front line psychological treatment for OCD. Many people are also helped by medication. While I’ve written before about confusion surrounding treatment resistant OCD, the fact remains that there are … Continue reading

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OCD and Neurofeedback

I came across a very interesting article a few days ago about a possible new treatment for OCD on the horizon. Nope, it’s not a new medication, deep brain stimulation (DBS) or focused ultrasound. It involves real-time functional magnetic imaging … Continue reading

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