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Impact of COVID-19 on obsessive compulsive disorder

Children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder are experiencing a worsening of their OCD, anxiety and depressive symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the research here

Unblinding of treatment groups in antidepressant trials?

Did the side-effects of older antidepressants result in unblinding of treatment groups in clinical trials? A recent study looks at this potential bias here

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