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Does Sleep Deprivation Trigger Postpartum OCD?

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) may emerge during the postpartum period, either as the first onset of illness or as a recurrence of preexisting OCD. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-V) does not recognize postpartum OCD as a distinct diagnostic entity. In contrast, other psychiatric disorders (i.e., major depressive disorder, bipolar… Read More »

Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum, local firms partner on compost program

But it’s not a “set it and forget it,” he said. It’s a very time and labor-intensive, year-round, active management process. The compost piles go through naturally occurring heating cycles that kill off any weed seeds, plant pests, and diseases, and help determine the stages of the composting process. Guidarelli and Kalloch insert four-foot thermometers… Read More »