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Researchers have thrown light on how brain processes disgusting images. They say that their research could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Scientists made a study on how brain responds to fearful images. Fearful or disgusting images were flashed on a TV screen and people were studied based on their MRI scans. Scientists said that the brain uses different areas for...

Costly mistakes help better understand OCD: obsessive compulsive disorder

Mistakes committed, which cost us dearly, like deleting important files or leaving gas open, trigger specific // reactions in the brain. ..According to the published work of US scientists in the Journal of Neuroscience, one area becomes more active after "costly" mistakes. This may help understand OCD better. ..The study examined the brains of 12 healthy adults using a functional MRI (fMRI) scan...

Children With OCD Are Often The More Bullied Lot

The researchers from the University of Florida researchers have found that children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are three times more likely to get bullied than other// children. ....The researchers also explained that these children not only get bullied but that and the name slinging that gets associated with it often cause their condition and symptoms to get worse. ...."One of the...

Tuberculosis Drug Increases OCD Therapy Progress

A new study has found that a tuberculosis drug D-Cycloserine, may help people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by enhancing progress of therapy sessions by accelerating extinction learning. ......The researchers are also working to see whether the drug helps people who want to quit smoking. ......The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Matt Kushner at Researchers at th...
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