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Anxiety – Complementary and Alternate Medicine (CAM)

Anxiety is a common psychological disorder that affects a large proportion of both adults and children, and is significantly disruptive to quality of life. While primary treatment options often include medication, adverse side effects have led to an increased use of alternative treatments. Individuals with anxiety have been shown to use significantly greater amounts of […]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Overview Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the most debilitating anxiety disorders. It is marked by the presence of obsessions (recurrent, intrusive thoughts) and/or compulsions (ritualistic behavior to reduce anxiety).  Besides psychological and behavioral symptoms, individuals with OCD may experience cognitive problems, which may be explained by brain dysfunction.  OCD is typically treated with medications […]