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New research shows a genetic link between psychiatric disorders

Carol Mathews, M.D., director of the Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders, and other UF researchers — including Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology, and Irene Malaty, M.D., associate professor of neurology — contributed to a recently published study in the journal Science that broadly examined…

Local Tourette supporters featured on BuzzFeed

A group led by Heather Simpson, O.T.D., M.O.T., OTR/L, Southeast Regional Tourette Association of America Centers of Excellence coordinator, recently painted Gainesville’s 34th Street Graffiti Wall in support of Tourette Awareness Month.

Fear Facers Summer Camp

Children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and/or anxiety are invited to join us this summer for a one- or two-week camp session. In addition to daily therapy, participants between the ages of 7 and 15 will experience activities that allow for personal growth and improved behaviors…

COARD visits K9s for Warriors Gold Family Campus

Campus Director, Randy Dexter and K9 Captain; COARD Director, Dr. Carol Mathews, Dr. Darlene Kertes, Dr. John Williamson, K9 for Warriors staff members and Dr. Damon Lamb. In June members of the Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD) met with Campus Director, Randy Dexter to…

Join us for a FREE webinar

Join the Tourette Association of America for a FREE Webinar Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00PM EST. Register at tourette.org/may-webinar! Hosted by the Tourette Health and Education Program, occupational therapists Dr. Heather Simpson and Dr. Tana Carson will address the many ways occupational therapists can…