A Look Inside The Brain Of A Man With Extreme OCD
Mike says he performs daily compulsions and rituals that have left him a prisoner in his own head.
Noting that his compulsions began in childhood, Mike says he was diagnosed with OCD several years ago, but says his behaviors have only gotten worse with time. His wife, Robin, says she’s tired of being his caretaker and has given Mike an ultimatum: deal with his OCD - or the marriage is over.
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“It’s a relay station for many of the networks in the brain,” says Dr. Jabour.
Watch the video above to find out the results of Mikes brain scan. And later, when Dr. Jabour discusses Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) as a potential therapy to help restore brain function, does Mike agree to move forward with treatment?
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