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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Hair-pulling can be associated with depressive symptoms and anxiety. While treatment is often elusive, some therapies have been found to be effective. This slideshow reviews noteworthy studies for clinicians to review.

Internet-based CBT has shown promise to improve access to therapy for patients with OCD, which is associated with a profoundly diminished quality of life and social isolation.

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.


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