• Altered decision-making in youth OCD appears tied to environmental uncertainty

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Early-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder among youths may affect decision-making because of uncertainty in the environment, according to results of a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Network Open.
    “Obsessive-compulsive disorder in adults is characterized by widespread cognitive dysfunction, particularly in domains of cognitive flexibility and response inhibition,” Aleya A. Marzuki, PhD, of the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute at the University of Cambridge in the U.K., and colleagues wrote. “Difficulties in shifting attention from ingrained
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