Tag: Schizophrenia

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…

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…

Schizophrenia Research

Can you inherit schizophrenia from a family member? 

Dr. Ileana Berman, cognitive researcher, discusses how genetic predisposition can impact an individual’s likelihood of developing schizophrenia: The simple answer to ‘is schizophrenia hereditary?’ is simple: Yes.  Years of confirmed research suggest that yes, you can inherit schizophrenia from a family member.  But it’s not…