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2018 Celebration of Research

The UF COM Celebration of Research is a wonderful opportunity for us to reflect on the strength of our research programs and appreciate the breadth, quality, and merit of the science conducted within the College. This event reminds us that it is through discovery and the impact of our research…

IOCDF Conference 2018

The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help everyone affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. Their aim is to increase access to effective treatment, end the stigma associated with mental health issues, and foster a community for those affected by…

Inside OCD: I am not my illness

Inside OCD is a collaborative storytelling event created by an exceptional group of people who live with an OCD diagnosis, their family members, and a clinician from the OCD clinic. Participants have worked together over ten weeks to share their personal stories of living with OCD with a…

OCD Awareness

    To raise awareness for obsessive-compulsive disorder, members from the University of Florida Center for OCD and Related Anxiety Disorders exhibited in the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium. Pictured is Robyn Nelson, research coordinator.    …

The Mushroom Cure

Sometimes, laughter is the best medicine, and sometimes, it’s psychedelic mushrooms. For Adam Strauss—comedian, storyteller, and OCD sufferer—it was the latter that piqued his interests. Inspired by a scientific study suggesting that hallucinogenic mushrooms can potentially treat the symptoms of his obsessive-compulsive disorder, he embarked on a self-described…