Increasing Access to Quality Care: The Use of Case Consultation Groups

By Patrick McGrath, PhD, & Charles Brady, PhD, ABPP This article was initially published in the Spring 2015 edition of the OCD Newsletter.  Dr. McGrath is President of OCD Midwest and is the Director of the Center for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. He is a… Read more »

Co-Occurring OCD and Substance Use Disorder: What the Research Tells Us

by Stacey Conroy, LCSW, MPH Stacey C. Conroy LCSW, MPH is the supervisory social worker for mental health & substance abuse at the Richmond VA Medical and a clinical instructor in psychiatry for Virginia Commonwealth University. This article was initially published in the Winter 2015 edition of the OCD Newsletter.  For those who live and… Read more »

From the Experts

The articles in this section were written by mental health professionals and researchers who are experts in OCD and related disorders. Articles provide information to help you or your loved one understand and manage OCD or a related disorder. Article Categories Subtypes of OCD Co-occurring Disorders OCD Treatment Family Issues Mental Health Benefits & Legal Issues… Read more »

Disorders Related to (and sometimes confused with) OCD

Disorders Related to OCD     It is important to get the right diagnosis as early as possible.   These other disorders are similar to OCD but are not OCD.   Some people can have both OCD and one or more of these.   Related Disorder How This Disorder “Looks Like” OCD

Differentiating Between Asperger’s and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Differentiating Between Asperger’s and Obsessive Compulsive DisorderBy Fugen Neziroglu, Ph.D. and Jill Henriksen, M.S.        In recent years clinicians have continually seen a rise in Asperger‘s Disorder (AD), especially among child and adolescent populations. Whether this rise is due