Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (cont.)
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The following organizations can provide information, self-help tips, and/or
support for individuals experiencing OCD and their families:
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
8730 Georgia Ave., Ste. 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Council on Anxiety Disorders
Route 1, Box 1364
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Freedom From Fear
National Anxiety Foundation
3135 Custer Dr.
Lexington, KY 40517-4001
National Association of Social Workers
National Mental Health Association
National Panic/Anxiety Disorder News, Inc.
National Mental Health
Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
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pathological gambling, obsessive-compulsive disorder and obsessive-compulsive
traits. Psychological Reports 2008 Oct; 103(2): 485-498.
Fireman, B., Koran, L.M., Leventhal, J.L., and Jacobson, A. The prevalence of clinically
recognized obsessive-compulsive disorder in a large health maintenance
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Greist, J.H., Marks, I.M., Baer, L., Kobak, K.A., Wenzel, K.W., Hirsch, M.J., Mantle, J.M.,
C.M. Behavior therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder guided by a computer or
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Psychiatry 2002 Feb; 63(2): 138-145.
Hanstede, M., Gidron, Y., and Nykliek, I. The effects of a mindfulness intervention on
obsessive-compulsive symptoms in a non-clinical student population. Journal of
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