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Friday, July 18 • 1:45pm - 3:45pm
New Research on Brain Function and Clinical Features in Hoarding Disorder

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This workshop will review recent neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies of Hoarding Disorder (HD). HD is marked by abnormalities in executive functioning and neural activity that are distinct from those seen in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Presenters will discuss several neuropsychological studies of various topics, including implicit category learning, effects of pharmacotherapy, error processing and response inhibition, brain activity during visual conflict and response inhibition tasks, and pre-treatment neuroimaging predictors of response to pharmacotherapy for HD. 


Carol Mathews, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
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Sanjaya Saxena, MD

Director, UCSD Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Program; Professor, UCSD Department of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Sanjaya Saxena, MD, is a psychiatrist focusing on the treatment of OCD and related disorders. He is director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Clinic at UC San Diego. His research examines the neurobiology and treatment of OCD, hoarding and related disorders, using functional and structural brain imaging technologies to understand how brain circuits mediate their symptoms. | | Dr. Saxena serves on the Scientific... Read More →
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Kiara Timpano, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Miami
Kiara Timpano, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami, and is the director of the Program for Anxiety, Stress, and OCD (PASO). Her research interests are in understanding risk and vulnerability factors that play a role in the etiology, comorbidity, and maintenance of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, with a particular focus on Hoarding Disorder. From a treatment perspective, Dr... Read More →

Friday July 18, 2014 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Westside, Plaza Level

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