Browsing articles in "OCD"


Updates to DSM-5-TR Criteria and Text
September 13, 2023   

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) released DSM-5-TR™ Update, a supplement to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-5-TR). The supplement reflects approved updates to diagnostic criteria and related text, as well as...
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Brain Volume Patterns Vary Across Psychiatric Disorders
September 5, 2023   

Differential diagnosis of, and perhaps development of effective treatments for, psychiatric conditions would certainly be easier if we had reliable biomarkers such as neuroimaging. Unfortunately, such biomarkers do not currently exist; in the treasure hunt for a neuroimaging biomarker for a specific psychiatric illness, there is no..
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Genetic Risk for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
March 3, 2023   

The question of whether psychiatric conditions arise from genetic or environmental factors is slightly outdated as we now know that psychiatric conditions occur because of the interaction between genetics and environment. However, a study by Kendler and colleagues looking at a population register based in Sweden covering data from 1960 to 1995 suggests that obsessive-compulsive disorder may be more impacted by genetics than developmental rearing...
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Combination Therapy Most Effective For Severe Pediatric Anxiety
October 23, 2017   

A recent secondary analysis of the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study (CAMS) was conducted to investigate predictors and moderators of pediatric anxiety...
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