New mums "are five times more at risk of OCD because they fear harming their child"

New mums 'are five times more at risk of OCD because they fear harming their child'More than one in 10 of those who have recently given birth have symptomsThey include fears of injuring baby, germs, and obsessing over mistakesAffects around three per cent of adults – sufferers include David Beckham By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 01:25 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 07:52 GMT, 5 March 2013 New mothers are up to five times more likely to have the condition than other women (posed by model) Worries about the responsibilities of motherhood are making women more prone to obsessive compulsive disorder.

Parkinson"s drugs can turn you into a sex addict: Nearly a fifth of patients develop strange obsessions – from gambling to painting

How Parkinson's drugs can turn you into an addict: Nearly a fifth of patients develop strange obsessions – from gambling to painting By Clare Goldwin PUBLISHED: 22:45 GMT, 30 July 2012 | UPDATED: 14:12 GMT, 31 July 2012 When Nikki Baudains was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, one of the few positive things that seemed to come out of it was a new burst of creativity.

Could bacteria cause Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?: Mental health group launches study

Could bacteria cause Obsessive Compulsive Disorder symptoms Mental health group investigates possible link Study will look for link between Streptococcus bacteria and OCD | UPDATED: 17:13 GMT, 29 March 2012 David Beckham and Paul Gascoigne are just two of the 1.2 million British people who suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) which leaves those afflicted neurotically obsessed about things such as tidiness or cleanliness.