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2018 Psychiatry Superior Accomplishment Award Winner

The Health Science Center Superior Accomplishment Awards Committee has selected individuals, amongst them Robyn Nelson, to receive Super Accomplishment Awards for 2018. The University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Awards program recognizes faculty and staff who have shown efficiency or economy in their work, have contributed outstanding and meritorious service, or who…

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…