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Workaholism Tied to Several Psychiatric Disorders

A large study of over 16,000 adults finds that workaholism frequently co-occurs with ADHD, OCD, anxiety, and depression. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring strategies for recalling self-affirming memories in depression, attentional bias modification for improving sleep, and pharmaceutical treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder. ... More>


Bringing Computational Modeling to Psychiatry

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science shows how computational modeling -- integrating mathematics, computers, and simulations to model complex systems -- can elucidate clinical dysfunction. ... More>


OCD Linked With Broad Impairments in Executive Function

A new meta-analysis shows that OCD is associated with broad deficits in executive function, which may underlie the cycle of repetitive and perseverative behaviors common in OCD. ... More>


“Out, Damned Spot!”: Obsessive-Like Behavior Linked to Specific Type of Guilt

New findings show that triggering a particular type of guilt leads people to engage in obsessive checking and washing behaviors, which may shed additional light on OCD. ... More>