Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:

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Attention switching linked to OCD, ASD and ADHD

Attention switching linked to OCD, ASD and ADHD

Imagine a long plane flight.  You arrive at Heathrow and accidentally picked up several bags belonging to an elderly pensioner.  Nothing in the pensioners’ bags seem to be of use and if you wore any of the clothing contained in the bag would make other people look at...

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Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying is when someone engages in offensive, menacing or harassing behaviour through the use of technology. Examples include: posting hurtful messages, images or videos online or via text repeatedly sending unwanted messages online or via text excluding or...

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Cyber bullying

´Cyber bullying is when someone engages in offensive, menacing or harassing behaviour through the use of technology. ´Examples include ´posting hurtful messages, images or videos online or via text ´repeatedly sending unwanted messages online or via text ´excluding or...

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Default mode network

Default mode network

OCD is associated with altered connectivity within the default mode network (DMN).  This is a group of brain structures that are hypothesised to work together to perform specific functions.  These include: Self-referential mental activity (Gusnard et al. 2001)...

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Slow road to OCD

Slow road to OCD

There are people who can balance very large stones on top of each other.  It is a very unnatural sculpture that looks as if it about to fall. The TV presenter Kevin McCloud had a go at it.  He stated the blindly obvious, that it was not an easy thing to do.  This...

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