Catherine F. Coffman

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by recurrent, anxiety-producing thoughts accompanied by unwanted, overwhelming urges to perform ritualistic behaviors. Pharmacological treatments for this disorder (serotonin uptake inhibitors) are problematic because there is a 6-8 week delayed onset and half of the patients do not adequately respond.(More)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) was formerly considered a relatively rare psychological disorder, yet today it is known to affect 2-3% of the global population. OCD is characterized by invasive, anxiety producing thoughts (obsessions) that cannot be controlled. In an effort to reduce anxiety, the OCD sufferer will perform repetitive rituals(More)
Prompt recognition and management of hypotension resulting from aortocaval compression syndrome are essential to optimize the maternal and fetal outcomes. Management involves increasing leftward uterine displacement and sometimes full lateral positioning, although lateral position during cesarean delivery is typically considered to be impractical. We report(More)
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