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Science brings new insight into origins of OCD

OCD (Dreamstime) From Newsmax California psychiatrist Dr. Carolyn Rodriguez once had a patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder who washed his hands so often that he had to wear gloves to cover his cracked and swollen skin. “People with intrusive thoughts of contamination can…

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New OCD treatment approved

From Newsmax A brain stimulation device to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has received approval for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Transcranial magnetic stimulation uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain. The FDA approved it…