H-HEALTHY LIVING

Mar 5, 2013 12:23 PM by Michael Handler

New moms show sign of obsessive-compulsive disorder

A new study finds new moms show more symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder than their peers.

Northwestern University researchers found 11 percent of women who had given birth within six months had significant OCD symptoms. Only two to three percent of the general population had similar symptoms.

Concern about dirt or germs was the most common worry reported by the mothers.

Researchers say OCD symptoms are usually temporary and most likely due to hormonal changes.

»Comments

PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS

Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at feedback@ksby.com, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.

Thank you! KSBY.com


More News

Most Popular

Top Videos

1 2 3 4