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Therapy to overcome fears helps children with obsessive-compulsive disorder
...ion teaches children how to reduce their fears and rituals
by thinking and acting in more healthy ways. The children learn that their fears and rituals
are unnecessary. And treatment is short term. At the Mayo Clinic OCD program, treatment typically ...
NIH grant to support research on new treatment for severe OCD
...ope of making obsessive thoughts go away, but such rituals
provide only temporary relief. "DBS is one of the most promising areas of OCD research because early studies show that it may help many within the approximately 20 percent of OCD patients for whom neither psychological nor drug therapy works," said S...
Athlete's 'rituals' important for overcoming performance anxiety
.... That is where intervention, often in the form of rituals
or performance routines, comes in, according to Richard Cox, a sports psychology researcher at the University of Missouri-Columbia. "Negative thoughts will kill you," Cox said. "An athlete's routine is critical. The body is a marvelous piece of ma...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...an one hour and no later than 3 p.m. Stick to rituals
that help you relax each night before bed. This can include such things as a warm bath, a light snack or a few minutes of reading. Dont take your worries to bed. Bedtime is a time to relax, not to hash out the stresses of the day. If you ...