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What Does OCD Look Like in Adults?

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by intrusive obsessions and all-consuming compulsions, and its impact on the lives of those who have it can be devastating.

In many cases, people with OCD are embarrassed about their symptoms, or unsure if diagnosable OCD is really the root cause. Others, even if...

Doctor Training Program Speeds Autism Diagnosis

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Training primary care providers to accurately diagnose autism is yielding big dividends, researchers say, allowing children on the spectrum to be...

Percentage Of Children With ADHD Nearly Doubles

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The number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has reached more than 10 percent, a significant increase during the...

Dear Organizing Coach: The Hoarder vs. Purger Tug-of-War

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Q: My 11-year-old child is a hoarder. He won’t let go of anything. When I ask him why, he responds that he believes everything is alive and it will hurt the object’s feelings to be given or thrown away. I’m to the point that I purge his stash when he is not home to cut down on his clutter. But then he is...

Enter to Win Our Readers’ Favorite ADHD Products

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Earlier this summer, we asked ADDitude readers to tell us about their favorite products and apps for organization, time management, sleep, stress, learning, and health. The recommendations and insights we received were invaluable — and filled up our wish lists fast.

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