obsessive compulsive disorder

  1. M

    Parents, how did you respond when your adult children stopped medication?

    Hi all, I am curious to hear insights and thoughts from parents about how they addressed adult children who decided to stop medication. For context, I am currently 32 years old - I am a former difficult child who was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), anxiety and ODD and medicated with Prozac at age 5. I...
  2. runawaybunny

    Antibodies could provide new treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    Mental health conditions such as obsessive compulsive disorder could be treated in a new way using drugs that target the immune system, research suggests. Scientists at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Roehampton, London, have discovered that patients suffering from...
  3. runawaybunny

    Most people don't know the difference between Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)

    The general public has trouble understanding differences between obsessive compulsive disorder (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)) and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)), according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. "Our culture tends to value individuals who are highly...
  4. ChiefDramatist

    Heartbroken; 12 yo precious daughter referred to residential

    12 year old has been inpatient for almost 6 weeks. Suicidal ideation. Depression. Anxiety. Self harm (cutting). First length was just under 3 weeks, but ended up back in hospital 3 days after discharge. Second stay was almost 2 weeks. Did two days of partial (daytime) therapy (Thursday and...