Tag: OCD

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, Self Care

4 Self Care Tips For Autumn 

With the busy summer season over, autumn is a great time to get into self-care routines. Colder weather and shorter days have a tendency to bring people’s moods down and have a negative effect on emotional health. However, autumn is the perfect time to relax…

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…

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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. …

Cognitive Science

Different Types of OCD 

The international OCD Foundation estimates that about 2 to 3 million adults in the United States have obsessive compulsive disorder. That is roughly one out of every hundred adults. It’s possible that you know someone in your own life with this condition. Did you know…