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Normally, the term lobotomy brings up frightening images and thoughts of straightjackets and the psych wards of the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s. However, in...
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Social anxiety is described as a fear of interaction with other individual’s that brings on self-consciousness, fear of being judged negatively and ev...
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Obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD is a complaint in which a person has fixated thoughts and neurotic behaviors that grow so excessive, they can int...
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Individuals that have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and anorexia nervosa (AN) have similar brain abnormalities that affect their ability to process v...
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A panel of experts has established guidelines for dealing with gastrointestinal symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The guidel...
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According to a new study, mothers who are chemically intolerant are more likely to have children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention defi...
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The number of teenagers admitted to the hospital in the UK for an eating disorder in the last three years has doubled, according to a new study. In 20...
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Stigma
It’s completely normal for someone to have a minor obsession or compulsion with something. We all worry about whether we’ve turned off the coffee pot...
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As though the world weren't already complicated enough, researchers have established yet another spectrum syndrome. Jeremy D. Coplan, MD, professor of...
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Body dysmorphic disorder or BDD, usually starts in childhood or adolescence, but treating it within the pediatric population has not been studied. Rec...
 
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