OCD

By Dave Muoio 11:49 am October 2, 2019
Digital obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) identification and management platform NOCD has received $4 million in Series A funding. The round was headed by Chicago Ventures, with Glen Tullman’s 7Wire Ventures, Meridian Street Capital and Hyde Park Angels also participating. WHAT THEY DO NOCD’s app acts as a resource for individuals who have, or suspect they have, the condition. It features a...
By Laura Lovett 03:46 pm November 28, 2018
nOCD, a digital health startup focused on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) management, has inked a deal with Actify Neurotherapies, a service that treats depression with ketamine.  As part of the deal, nOCD will be using the home section of its app platform to present users with information and resources for ketamine treatment. Alongside this education the app will also  connect people to the...
By Laura Lovett 12:00 pm October 23, 2018
A recent Cambridge University-led study found evidence that a new app that lets patients watch a video of themselves washing their hands or touching a dirty object could be key to improving obsessive compulsive disorder symptoms in patients with contamination fears.  In the study, published in Scientific Reports, OCD patients that got either of the two video interventions improved their scores on...
By Laura Lovett 04:20 pm February 12, 2018
nOCD, a new app that helps users manage their obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) just landed $1 million in seed funding from 7wire Ventures. The Chicago-based startup aims to help people living with OCD by providing cognitive behavioral therapy through the platform. The free app also connects people to support groups and others who also are living with OCD.  Users can access educational material...