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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>
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>
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>
A sample of new research exploring hormones and dysregulated eating, genetics and antisocial behavior, gene-environment interactions in neurocognitive development, and the role of shame across disorders. ... More>
Cleaning one’s hands is associated with an alleviation of anxiety from moral misconduct, and this effect is even more pronounced in people with OCD. ... More>