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OCD sufferer gets green light to hit the road after trial treatment – Brisbane Times

Emma couldn’t drive a car due to her OCD, but being part of a clinical trial of a new non-invasive treatment has given her the green light to get behind the wheel….



There is such a misconception around OCD in the public that its just someone who likes things to be very neat, for example, she said.
If thats someone with OCD, then whats happening in that case is that person is distressed, and they are using repetitive behaviours or behaviours that might be seen as particular in order to alleviate that stress.
The QIMR brain stimulation treatment for OCD uses magnetic pulses in targeted areas of the patient’s brain.
Ms Lewis, 27, has suffered from OCD for as long…

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