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Last year, Poetker took a step toward widening that circle: a presentation in her Advanced Placement psychology class based on her diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The book tells the story of Aza Holmes, a 16-year-old girl living in Indianapolis who attempts to solve the mystery of a fugitive billionaire while grappling with severe anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder fill her mind with relentless, insidious questions about free will and agency.
Preliminary evidence suggests that psychedelic drugs can be effective for eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and major depression — including cases that don't respond to conventional antidepressants.
However, White isn’t perfect: The forward also suffers from generalized anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder, and the NBA—like many professional sports leagues—has long been ill-equipped to meet the demands that come with mental illness.
For example, hoarding was originally conceived to be a sub-category of OCD [obsessive-compulsive disorder].
Its portfolio of funded grants includes direct brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder, treatment-resistant depression, essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, stroke recovery and blindness.
Buy Photo From an obsessive-compulsive disorder diagnosis to a cancer battle and a brutal car wreck, TV host Marc Summers has overcome a lot in the last few decades.
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- Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a chronic illness characterized by recurrent intrusive and disabling thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive stereotypical behavior (compulsions) that a person feels driven to perform.
- —Robert Michels and Peter M. Marzuk, The New England Journal of Medicine, 26 Aug. 1993
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