Researchers report the fear of guilt can evoke doubt when making decisions. The findings could help develop new treatments for those suffering from OCD.
According to a new study, the area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of OCD is activated in obese children when they smell food.
Children and young adults with a specific variant of the PTPRD gene are at greater risk of developing obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Does hearing certain sounds evoke feelings of uncontrollable anger or disgust? You may have misophonia. A new paper looks at the neurobiological underpinnings of this auditory disorder.
The fear of losing control over thoughts and actions can impact OCD behaviors and other anxiety disorders, researchers report.
A new study is aiming to help those with body dysmorphia disorder with the help of a unique visual retraining program.
Study provides further evidence the endocannabinoid system plays a crucial role in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Using cannabinoid drugs have a positive impact in helping control behaviors associated with OCD.
New research suggests brain circuits which control obsessive compulsive behavior are intertwined with circuits which control food intake and body weight. The findings could have implications for treating obsessive compulsive disorder.
UC Irvine scientists have discovered intriguing differences in the brains and mental processes of an extraordinary group of people who can effortlessly recall every moment of their lives since about age 10. Research offers the first scientific findings about nearly a dozen people with this highly superior autobiographical memory (HSAM).