Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

ocdOur recent studies on OCD span work on pain tolerance, guilt, and moral reasoning. Other studies on body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) tested hypotheses about cognitive mechanisms potentially capable of explaining why these patients believe they are hideous to others, contrary to all evidence.

Related Articles:

Franklin, S. A., McNally, R. J., & Riemann, B. C. (2009). Moral reasoning in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety  Disorders23, 575-577.
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Reese, H. E., McNally, R. J., & Wilhelm, S. (2010). Facial asymmetry detection in patients with body dysmorphic disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy48, 936-940.
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Hezel, D. M., Riemann, B. C., & McNally, R. J. (2012). Emotional distress and pain tolerance in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry43, 981-987.
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Hezel, D. M., & McNally, R. J. (2016). A theoretical review of cognitive biases and deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Biological Psychology, 121, 221-232
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McNally, R. J., Mair, P., Mugno, B. L., & Riemann, B. C. (in press). Comorbid obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression: A Bayesian network approach. Psychological Medicine.
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