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Separating obsessive-compulsive disorder from the self

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In this study, Rebecca is looking at family perceptions of OCD and whether these are associated with their coping responses. She stresses that should a link exist, clinicians must challenge these perceptions as part of therapy for families living with OCD.

Read the full article in BMC Psychiatry

Addressing the importance of sleep

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In this podcast, we speak to Sophie Faulkner, an occupational therapist from the Greater Manchester and Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Manchester, about the need to address sleep appropriately in those with schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

Seeking help in times of economic hardship

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Increased levels of psychological distress and suicidal behavior were observed in light of the 2008/2009 economic recession. Little is known, however, about the experiences of those seeking help. Dr. Barnes talks to us about her research, published in BMC Psychiatry, in this latest podcast.