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Tag: Mental Health

Memory Hoarding in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Many people with OCD engage in ‘memory hoarding’, a mental compulsion to over-attend to the details of an event, person, or object. Memory hoarding is done with the belief that the event, person, or object carries a special significance, and may be important to recall exactly as-is at a later date.

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OCD and the Law – Part 3

An Australian pro boxer assaults a 70-year old man on a ferry boat and claims his OCD made him do it. Last of a three part series on OCD and the law.

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OCD and the Law – Part 2

A Kentucky man murdered his wife and then tried to claim that his OCD led him to kill her. Part 2 of a 3 part series. From the OCD Center of Los Angeles.

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Athletes With Anxiety

Mental health has long been shrouded in secrecy and shame. So when public figures like professional athletes actively seek help for anxiety, it is a sign of cultural progress. Here are some who have gone public with their struggles.

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