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Autism spectrum | Tourette Syndrome/Tic Disorders

Examining autism spectrum and Tourette Syndrome

The PGENeS lab has recently published an article examining autism spectrum symptoms in individuals with Tourette Syndrome. The findings suggest that although there may be higher rates of autism in people with TS, much of the symptom overlap is probably due to obsessive compulsive symptoms and repetitive complex tics, which […]

About the Lab | ADHD | Anxiety | Compulsive Hoarding | News | OCD | Progress Report | Tourette Syndrome/Tic Disorders | Uncategorized

PGENeS has moved to Florida!

As of August 1, 2015, the Program for Genetics and Epidemiology of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (PGENeS) has moved to the University of Florida at Gainesville.  The research programs continue unabated.  If you are interested in participating in a study, please click on the Research link to see what we are doing, and then […]

Compulsive Hoarding | Progress Report

Update on Help for Hoarding Study–November 2015

Find an update here  on the current results from the Help for Hoarding Study presented at the 17th annuall MHA-SF International Conference on Hoarding and Cluttering. ICHC talk 2015

Bottom line, we don’t have the final results, but 150 people have completed the treatment. Of those,  60% of people are getting clinically significant improvement, […]

Compulsive Hoarding | News

Keynote speech at the 2014 International Compulsive Hoarding and Cluttering Conference

Initial results from the Help For Hoarding study funded by PCORI were presented by Dr. Mathews at the 2014 ICHC in San Francisco this week.  Slides from the talk can be found here: ICHC talk 2014.

Compulsive Hoarding | News

Get treatment for hoarding and cluttering as part of our new study!

PGENeS is collaborating with the Mental Health Association of San Francisco in a study to learn more about different treatments for people with problematic hoarding or cluttering (Hoarding Disorder).

Participants of this study will be asked to commit to 16 group sessions, 2 hours in length, over the span of 20 weeks. […]