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7 Writers Share What They Love (and Hate) Most About Their Jobs
Right now, I'm working on an article about obsessive-compulsive disorder, for instance, and last night, I spent half an hour on the phone with a friend explaining the neurobiology of OCD. Luckily, he was very indulgent. BND: What do … But from the …
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For emotional health's sake, heed early warning signs of neuroticism
The same is true with emotional dysfunction, be it anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive tendencies, or some other mood malady. And one of the early warning signs in this regard is a temperament called "neuroticism." A neurotic disposition … Yet …
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Joan Didion, the writer who was cool before her time
To what degree might Quintana's psychiatric struggles – which in Blue Nights Didion confines to phrases such as suicidal despair and a flummoxing array of diagnoses (manic depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder) …
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Dr. Phil Recap (7/27/15): In Sickness and In Health, Until OCD Separates Us
Today on Dr. Phil, a woman who has been diagnosed with OCD has about 91 fears and rituals that is causing a strain on her family and marriage. Dr. Phil introduces his patient who has two daughters and has been diagnosed last January 2014 with OCD.
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Businesses should have continuity plans for disasters – MMDA, OCD
Pauline Caspellan-Arce of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) shared some of the highlights of the recently concluded writeshops that are part of the Sunset Review of RA 10121, the law on disaster risk reduction and management. She says that businesses, …
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Diamondbacks 1, Reds 4: Home-runs spoil Big Unit's big day
[Maybe it's just my OCD kicking in, but seeing the numbers going 42, 20, 51, I have an urge to sneak up there and move Gonzo's to the front of the list!] Randy's speech seemed more comfortable than the one he gave at Cooperstown, perhaps reflecting …
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Obsessive compulsive disorder affecting children as young as four, says
“In children, a lot of the time kids can get really angry and cranky because they get interrupted from doing their compulsion and they might not be verbalising what it is that's causing that angry behaviour,” said Dr O'Leary, the director of the OCD …
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Jamie Oliver's wife is like 'OCD' Monica
''[I think it has] something to do with my obsessive-compulsive disorder.'' Meanwhile, Jamie previously revealed he was ''averaging about three-and-a-half hours'' of sleep a night for ten years. He explained: ''For the past decade I've been averaging …

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Culture Of Life 101 … 'Is Homosexuality An Addiction?'
But it appears that the rate of sexual addiction, or "hypersexual disorder," is much higher among the members of the homosexual subculture than among the general population. Most "gays" and "straights" are not sex addicts, … Personality Changes. The …
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Climate Compulsions
Do people suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) worry a lot about global warming/climate change? We don't have to speculate because Mr. M.K. Jones took a survey of OCD patients and wrote it up for the Australia New Zealand Journal of …
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Millions of Americans live with various types of mental illness and mental health problems such as social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, drug addiction, and personality disorders. Far too often, these conditions go undiagnosed resulting in the …
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Dear Abby: Mom regrets she has stayed in abusive marriage too long
While you're talking with him, bring up the fact that she is showing signs of OCD and see if he can persuade her to be evaluated. If she does have it, there are treatments for it and it might greatly benefit their marriage, as well as your relationship …
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Psychotherapists Say They Can Fix The Problems Caused By Psychiatric Drugs
Up to 70% of patients with psychosis treated with antiserotoninergic second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs; clozapine, olanzapine and risperidone) develop secondary obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS) or secondary obsessive-compulsive disorder …
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Panic Shopping! How a Blizzard Turns Us into Irrational Hoarders at the
Over the weekend, the panic hoarding began, with shoppers emptying grocery store shelves and grabbing every last loaf of bread, carton of eggs, and bottle of milk in sight. On Sunday, shoppers at one New Jersey supermarket reported it being nearly …
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What Cops Found in Hoarder's House Is Being Called 'Worse Than the TV Show'
The A&E show “Hoarders” reveals how some people take keeping everything in their homes to an extreme. A 100-year-old home in San Francisco was apparently “worse than the TV show,” so much so that authorities recovered the body of a mummified …

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The Verve: Canvas offers relief for colorful artist
I have an obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, and I'm bipolar. Creating really helps.” Arnzen-Jones, 28, was born in Western Washington and moved to the Spokane area in his early teens. He graduated from Shadle Park High School where he focused …
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Is this normal? What to do about nose-picking… and when to worry
In very rare instances, nose picking can be a compulsive habit that is driven by a form of obsessive compulsive disorder called rhinotillexomania. It is in the same family of disorders as compulsive nail biting, hair pulling and skin picking. The cause …

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The Man Who Couldn't Stop
The average person has about 4,000 thoughts a day. Most are fleeting snippets, some are banal, and sometimes, they can be disruptive. But when most people question whether they left the coffee maker or imagine something bizarre like jumping out into …
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Opening a dialogue on mental illness
Members of NAMI are families, friends and people living with mental illness such as major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder.”.
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Order ADDitude magazine's 9 Conditions Often Diagnosed with ADHD
Chapter 4: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a neurologically based anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive behaviors (compulsions) that the person …
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Grieving mother's suicide due to 'personality disorder'
A mother found hanged at a Pembrokeshire retail park was suffering from a personality disorder, an inquest has heard. The body of Laura Hill, 21, from Neyland, was found by members of the public on 17 December 2012. The inquest heard she had been …
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'Brat' author unravels multiple personality disorder
“Brat” is about milder versions of Multiple Personality Disorder from the perspective of one of the “parts.” Drawing on his 50 years as a psychotherapist, Marshall gives the reader insight into the process of dissociation that commonly occurs following …
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Borderline Personality Disorder: 'I couldn't deal with the rollercoaster in my
But there's one condition, which mainly affects women, that you rarely hear a whisper of: Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). I'd never even heard of it until last year, when one of my best friends took an overdose and ended up on a mental health ward.

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My Daughter Had an Eating Disorder at 10: 'You Feel Like You're Free Falling'
You're exposing them to food and also disrupting all the symptoms. With Zadie there was a lot of OCD behavior — body checking in the mirror, taking pictures of various body parts, OCD thinking is a huge part of it for her. I stopped working and the …
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You are what you don't eat: Genetics of anorexia and bulimia nervosa
… anxiety disorder, or a psychotic disorder- but this does not mean that the disease will ever manifest. Put the person under stressful social or psychological conditions, however, and they may start showing symptoms. … in depression and hypoactive …
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Your Love Is My Drug: The Science Of A Broken Heart
In recent years, neuroscientists have investigated techniques such as drug therapy and Deep Brain Stimulation to treat addiction, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and depression. If love neurologically resembles these pathological conditions, is it …
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Anxious? Try Avoiding Avoidance
This is the case for specific phobias (such as a fear of snakes, or flying), social anxiety, and agoraphobia (fear of public places), as well as obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Someone who has OCD that …
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