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H. Blair Simpson, M.D., Ph.D.
November 03, 2011

“When you diagnose OCD you look for obsessions and compulsions … that are lasting more than an hour a day, are terribly distressing and interfere with your functioning …”

 

 

 

Helen Blair Simpson, M.D., Ph.D.
2010 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic
New York State Psychiatric Institute

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