Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is defined as irrational fears or repeated thoughts that drive an individual to engage in repetitive behaviors. This Disorder is thought to affect over 2.2 million adults, or 1.0% of the U.S. population. OCD is on a spectrum and can affect people in multiple different ways. Some people are unable to get out of the house or manage normal activities. Other individuals may appear to be coping with day-to-day life while still suffering a huge amount of distress from obsessive thoughts. Below are some more resources that may help.
- Suicidality in patients with obsessive-compulsive and related disorders...
INTRODUCTION: Previous meta-analyses showed that OCD is associated with a substantial risk of suicidal behaviours. Conclusive rates of suicidal ideation (current and […]
- OCD Linked to Increased Risk for Ischemic Stroke
FRIDAY, May 28, 2021 -- Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have an increased risk for ischemic stroke, according to a study published online May 27 in Stroke. […]
- Having OCD May Triple a Person's Odds for a Stroke
THURSDAY, May 27, 2021 -- Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder, a common mental health condition known as OCD, may have more than triple the risk of having a stroke, […]
- Adults with OCD at increased risk for stroke, study finds
Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder are more likely to suffer a stroke later in life compared with those who do not have the mental health disorder, an analysis […]
- Obsessive compulsive disorder linked to increased ischemic stroke risk...
(American Heart Association) Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) were more than three times as likely as those without the disorder to have an ischemic stroke […]
- Internet-Delivered CBT Noninferior for OCD in Children
TUESDAY, May 11, 2021 -- Stepped care offering internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) followed by in-person CBT if necessary is noninferior to in-person CBT […]
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