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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

animal hoarding

The authors provide information about the human-animal bond that may provide a starting point for understanding the development of animal-hoarding disorder.

When hoarding disorder is suspected, it is important to assess for other psychiatric disorders that may affect the presentation and treatment of symptoms. Find out more in this quiz.

In this podcast, two psychiatrists discuss current clinical research and the future of treatment options for obsessive-compulsive disorder.

DSM-5 criteria for hoarding disorder necessitate that the hoarding behaviors cause clinically significant impairment in the patient’s ability to function.

The clinician's role is to “translate” symptoms of OCD and understand the dysfunctional circuits at play to decide on the most appropriate treatment for each patient.

Despite the growing body of evidence that supports the existence of a specific epidemiological, genetic, and neurobiological relationship between OCD and schizophrenia, the association remains poorly understood. Here, a brief overview.

Genius and madness: does one phenomenon cause the other—or do both share a common underlying factor or mechanism? How are geniuses able to accomplish “creative fits”? The author explores both questions.

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