Posts Categorized: Uncategorized

Three’s Company: Living with My Boyfriend and My OCD

By Allison Raskin Allison Raskin is a New York Times bestselling author, actress, director and co-creator of the YouTube comedy channel and podcast, Just Between Us. Gaby Dunn and Allison’s I Hate Everyone But You was the first debut novel published under Wednesday Books’ inaugural list, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, quickly becoming a bestseller. The sequel, Please… Read more »

A useful mantra for OCD

by Jenn This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is neither cute nor quirky. It is illogical, terrifying, and… Read more »

IOCDF Marks 25th Anniversary of Research Grant Program by Awarding Record Amount of Funding to Researchers Studying OCD and Related Disorders

We are incredibly excited to announce our 2019 Research Grant Awardees, who are investigating a range of innovative and potentially high-impact topics in the OCD and related disorders field. Their research holds the possibility for many new discoveries that will benefit patients, including new medications for OCD and new therapies for treatment-resistant OCD. Grant funding… Read more »

IOCDF Statement on Recent Gun Violence in Ohio and Texas

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 — The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) joins the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in disputing the link between mental illness and gun violence. Millions of Americans live peaceful and productive lives while living with mental illness, and studies have shown that mental illness is… Read more »

Life’s glorious uncertainty

by Catriona Gall This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. Living with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) requires learning to live with uncertainty. For… Read more »

Download the #OCDCon Mobile App Today!

26th Annual OCD Conference App

The free 26th Annual OCD Conference mobile app is now available for download! Download today to have all of the important Conference information and updates at your fingertips! With the Conference mobile app you can: Stay organized with up-to-the-minute schedule information for events, workshops, presentations, and support groups Access a full list of Conference exhibitors… Read more »

“Don’t be afraid to open up”: Mara Wilson’s Journey from Anxious Child to OCD Advocate

We’re very excited to welcome writer, actress, and mental health advocate Mara Wilson as our keynote speaker at the 26th Annual OCD Conference! Mara, best known for her childhood roles in Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda, was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder at an early age and has written extensively about her experience, most notably in… Read more »