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Building a Transmedia Project for Young Adults With Mental Illness, Their Families and Their Health Care Providers

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Mona Shattell

Telling stories across multiple media forms, tapping the strengths of each, offers the potential to develop meaningful stories in much deeper and more engaging ways.

Pretty Much Everyone Experiences Unwanted Thoughts From Time To Time, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Having many intrusive, unwanted thoughts or impulses is a known element of obsessive compulsive order. But a new study shows that these same kinds of ...

Girls and OCD

Tara Fass | Posted 05.12.2014 | TV
Tara Fass

OCD afflicts Girls main character Hannah, who has been in remission for the better part of a decade. When it returns, we see a full blown relapse in all its eerie "glory." Hannah's first bout officially appeared in high school. We imagine her as a neurotic over-achiever with dreams of being a writer, who went overboard, as she became out of control with her desire to be in control.

How to Stop Worrying About Worrying

Therese Borchard | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Too many "what if's" and your orbital cortex as shown will light up in beautiful neon colors, like the walls of my daughter's bedroom. However, with repeated cognitive-behavioral exercises, you can cool it down and return your PET scan to the boring black and white.

Musings Of A 3 Percenter

Tara Fass | Posted 03.26.2013 | Divorce
Tara Fass

Should Cindy follow through with her third divorce in 25 years, she'll be among three percent of other Americans who have married and divorced three o...

Comorbid Diagnoses: When Other Illnesses Occur Alongside an Eating Disorder

Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS

Understanding how comorbid conditions are intertwined with an eating disorder, and treating both the eating disorder and co-occurring illness -- is critical to lasting recovery.

D Is for Disorder

Dr. Jeff Szymanski | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeff Szymanski

For many, OCD is a time-consuming, debilitating disorder resulting in lost jobs, relationships and important life opportunities. When it comes to trying to understand OCD, people often make the mistake of looking only at the compulsions, and so they miss the real story.