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Tuesday, August 16, 2022



Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Experts share symptoms, causes, common compulsions, and treatment

May 17, 2022 2:13 pm

OCD involves obsessions, which are unwanted thoughts, doubts, fears, urges or mental images that are uncontrollable and recurring in nature, and force the patient to indulge in repetitive behaviours

Living with OCD in a pandemic

August 17, 2021 11:10 am

For someone with OCD, certain circumstances or actions that most people would consider harmless, like touching a doorknob, are believed to have potentially dire consequences that require extreme corrective responses, if not total avoidance.

Ahaan to stream on Netflix from May 15

May 14, 2021 4:20 pm

Ahaan stars Arif Zakaria, Niharika Singh, Plabita Borthakur, Rajit Kapur and Shilpa Mehta. It introduces Abuli Mamaji, a young man with Down Syndrome, in the titular role.

Mental health coping strategies during a pandemic and after

June 16, 2020 9:25 pm

Keep in touch with your family members and friends over the phone.

Coronavirus outbreak: For those with OCD, a threat that is both heightened and familiar

April 04, 2020 10:43 am

For people diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD, the worry created by the threat of coronavirus has the potential for more intense and longer-lasting implications.

Coronavirus: How those obsessed with cleanliness can cope with anxiety

March 25, 2020 6:22 pm

"One is supposed to wash your hands frequently for 20 seconds. For someone with OCD, this can be very confusing because what is frequently?"

Juuhi Babbar Sonii: I'm an OCD mom; no football in the living room, no dirty feet on the bed

March 02, 2020 1:01 pm

"I did always want a large family, but I had Imman pretty late in life. Now I feel age and energy levels are not on my side," says Juuhi Babbar Sonii.

Living with OCD? Here are some early signs to watch out for

December 10, 2019 2:12 pm

OCD can eat up your time and drain your thoughts.  

Novel app to improve lives of people with OCD: Study

October 24, 2018 12:13 pm

The new intervention, which can be delivered through a smartphone app, involves patients watching videos of themselves washing their hands or touching fake contaminated surfaces.

Compulsive video-game playing now qualifies as a mental health problem

June 18, 2018 5:47 pm

The World Health Organization said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition. Video game enthusiasts should still be mindful of a potentially harmful problem.