Category: OCD

OCD

Does OCD Go Away On Its Own? 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a condition that affects about 1-2% of the global population. Many people have a lot of misconceptions about OCD, including what help is available and whether or not it can go away on its own.  As a Cognitive Science Research,…

Cognitive Science, OCD

What Causes OCD? 

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a fairly common condition. In the United States, around 1 in every 100 adults has OCD. Globally, it is estimated that about 1.1% – 1.8% of the population deals with OCD. If you or someone you know struggles with this condition, you…

Cognitive Science, OCD

Top 3 Misconceptions About OCD 

OCD is a commonly misunderstood condition. Have you or someone you know ever casually said “I’m just so OCD” while cleaning? Well, there is a lot more to OCD than obsessive cleaning.   Dr. Ileana Berman is a Cognitive Science Researcher with over 30 years…

OCD

How to Help a Loved One With OCD 

It is challenging to have a loved one struggle with OCD, and it can be difficult to know what you should do to help them. Their behaviors are probably frustrating to you at times, but there are things you can do to help support them. …