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Man shares his story of managing hoarding disorder

Often people don’t learn about hoarding until the condition reaches the extreme: Piles of items stacked ceiling high, creating pathways through a …

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People at risk of hoarding disorder may have serious complaints about sleep

A new study suggests that those at risk of hoarding disorder may have serious complaints about sleep.<p>Results show that participants at risk of …

What It's Like Growing Up With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

There’s more than one way to do things.<p>If a road is blocked, you take a different one. If a store is out of a flavor of ice cream, you pick another …

What Is Body Dysmorphic Disorder? And What's It Like If You Have It?

Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD, is a commonly misunderstood mental health condition. Its sufferers are often branded narcissistic and …

Unraveling mystery of obsessive-compulsive disorder: A personal journey

My HIV Phantom

<b>A friend of mine</b> has a need to check the toilet bowl for rats before he sits. Another unplugs the iron and places it in an unusual place when he …

Skin picking disorder rare but treatable condition

Everyone has their own strategies for dealing with stress – some healthy and others less so. According to one Calgary psychologist, 5 to 7 per cent …

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The 5 stories that defined the big data market in 2014

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Nasdaq<p>There is no other way to put it: 2014 was a huge year for the big data market. It seems years of talk about …

500,000 Australians suffer OCD but few seek help

"This is a way to overcome the physical and psychological barriers," he said. "This may be a way of getting to males, particularly young …

Quality of life compromised in kids with OCD

While researchers have known for some time that adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder have a lower quality of life, a recent study has found that …

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The home of over 5.1 million full archive pages of <b>The Philadelphia Inquirer</b> and <b>Philadelphia Daily News</b> print editions<p>Search and browse our historical …

Children, Rituals, and OCD

When my older daughter was about 2 or 3 years old, she had a bedtime ritual where she lined up 10 of her dolls and stuffed animals on the floor. They …

Mental Health

Hoarding in Late Life: Implications for Clinicians

References:<p><b>1.</b> Iervolino AC, Perroud N, Fullana MA, et al. Prevalence and heritability of compulsive hoarding: a twin study. <i>Am J Psychiatry</i>. …

Mental Health

Nine myths about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

<b>By</b> <b>Lily Bailey</b><p><b>It's OK to say 'I'm a bit OCD'</b><p>Wrong. Even if you do suffer from OCD, no-one is an illness, be it a whole one or a bit of one.<p><b>You can</b> …

What It’s Like To Be An Entrepreneur With OCD

Some creative behavioral solutions helped David Schottenstein, cofounder of Viewabill, turn a challenge into an asset.<p>Lots of people joke about “being OCD,” but for some entrepreneurs, it’s literal.<p>David Schottenstein doesn’t remember a time when he didn’t have obsessive-compulsive disorder. As a …

Hoarding a vicious cycle without psychological support | The Star

The front porch of Dennis Cibulka’s Davisville home smells faintly of cat urine, the animals winding their way through piles of stacked boxes.<p>Clad in …

Burglar wore gloves because he hates dirt

A burglar who claimed he only wore gloves during a break in because he has obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) has been spared jail.<p>Sheldon Lea, of …

The surprising truth about obsessive-compulsive thinking

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Out in the suburbs of Evans, restaurateur Joyce Price offers up hand-cut french fries, real malted milkshakes and old-school Monte Cristo sandwiches. …

Coronation Street star Ian Puleston-Davies: 'How fellow cast members help me control my OCD on set'

<b>Ian Puleston-Davies is best known as tough Coronation Street builder Owen Armstrong but in real life the 55-year-old actor has suffered from</b> …

Mental Health

Sudbury cleaner offers hoarding solutions

As of 2013, hoarding disorder is an diagnosable mental illness, affecting it is estimated two to five per cent of the adult population.<p>In her former …

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