Posts Categorized: Research

The May Edition Of “Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates” Is Here!

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Each month we bring you the latest in research news and information on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). This month’s edition also features a special quarterly research highlight on body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). Spotlight is also available via email so you can receive the latest research news and information directly in your inbox. Sign up to receive future issues… Read more »

The April edition of “Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates” is here!

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Each month we bring you the latest in research news and information on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). This month’s edition also features a special quarterly research highlight on hoarding disorder. Spotlight is also available via email so you can receive the latest research news and information directly in your inbox. Sign up to receive our May update, as… Read more »

The March edition of “Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates” is here!

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Each month we bring you the latest in research news and information on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). This month’s edition also features a special quarterly research highlight on pediatric OCD. Spotlight is also available via email so you can receive the latest research news and information directly in your inbox. Sign up to receive our April update, as… Read more »

I ♥ Research

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Love is in the air this time of year, and here in the IOCDF offices, we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day by talking about why we love research! Each year, the International OCD Foundation rewards research grants to the most promising research focused on OCD and related disorders. Since the IOCDF’s inception 30 years ago, we have seen… Read more »

The February edition of “Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates” is here!

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Each month we bring you the latest in research news and information on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). In this month’s edition, we also feature a special quarterly research highlight on body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). Spotlight is also available via email so you can receive the latest research news and information directly in your inbox. Sign up to… Read more »

Ring in 2016 with a new edition of “Spotlight: OCD News and Research Updates”

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Our first 2016 edition of Spotlight: OCD Research News & Updates is out now! The January update includes the latest in research news and information on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) with a special research highlight on hoarding disorder (HD). This series is also available via email so you can receive the latest research news and… Read more »

The December Issue of “Spotlight” is Here!

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The second edition of Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates is here! To recap, this new blog series is meant to serve as a monthly resource to bring you the latest in research news and information on OCD and related disorders. This month’s edition also features a special research highlight on pediatric OCD. This series… Read more »

Introducing “Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates”

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Research has always played a key role in our work at the International OCD Foundation. We are committed to finding and promoting the most effective treatment methods for OCD and related disorders, making research a vital component of better understanding OCD and related disorders and improving treatment. With these goals in mind, we’re excited to… Read more »

First Genome Study of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Begins to Reveal Hereditary Causes of OCD

It has long been thought that obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is due to a combination of both genetic and environmental causes. A new study has made significant progress in determining which of the approximately 22,000 human genes may predispose individuals to OCD. Today, Nature Publishing Group’s Molecular Psychiatry released the results of the first genome-wide… Read more »