Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A Summary and Response to Scrupulosity in Patients with OCD published in Journal of Anxiety Disorders

Introduction Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a nasty beast. I find the scrupulous (religious) elements the most ugly b/c unlike the general OCD symptoms I have a much harder time distinguishing which are “legitimate” and which are “illegitimate.” That is, my brain is being ridiculous when I feel the need to wash my hands over and …

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Reflections on Newsweek Feb. 8, 2010 Cover Story (Anti-Depressants).

I’m a huge fan of Newsweek. A few years ago Charity called in and supported NPR for one of their fundraising drives and we received a free one year subscription to Newsweek – we’ve kept it ever since. We both love to read Newsweek – finding it informative and oftentimes approaching issues from multiple perspectives. …

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Sacred Space.

Image via Wikipedia Talking to God? In theory it sounds great – in practice its not very easy. Why? Well, we all have our reasons. I struggle because He doesn’t speak back to me in a loud booming voice. Sometimes I say, “God, could you speak up a bit?” I’m not being sarcastic – but …

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Cats?!?

As I thought to myself, “I should really write a review tonight” I felt the blogging blues strike…I didn’t feel like it. But being the good blog author that I am (or want to be) I decided to plod ahead anyways. What could I review? Well I actually have so many products and services – …

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