Archives for May, 2009

JUST HOW COMMON IS OCD?

NEW RESEARCH SUGGEST OBSESSIONS AND COMPULSIONS MUCH MORE COMMON IN THE COMMUNITY THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

THE POPULAR UNDERSTANDING OF OCD IS SHAPED BY MAJOR FEATURE FILMS LIKE ‘AS GOOD AS IT GETS’ AND TV SERIES PLUS FAMOUS SUFFERERS LIKE HOWARD HUGHES – THE REALITY AS INDICATED BY THIS NEW RESEARCH IS VERY DIFFERENT