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For people with this psychiatric disorder, compulsions become severe enough to interfere in daily life.
  • Knowing Neurons
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a serious psychiatric condition that is frequently misunderstood by society and mental health professionals alike.
  • TED
Considered the most common mental illnesses, anxiety disorders affect an estimated 18 percent of the adult population in a given year, or 40 million Americans.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
This booklet describes the symptoms of anxiety disorders, explains the role of research in understanding the causes of these conditions, describes effective treatments, and suggests ways to make treatment more effective.
  • National Institute of Mental Health