Dr. Amitai  Abramovitch, Ph.D. Psychology (Neuropsychology)

Dr. Amitai Abramovitch, Ph.D. Psychology (Neuropsychology)

Texas State University

Associate Professor

Expertise: Clinical PsychologyNeuropsychologyNeurosciencePsychopathology

 Dr. Amitai Abramovitch is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology at Texas State University. Dr. Abramovitch is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and received his MA degree in Clinical Neuropsychology from the Academic College of Tel-Aviv University and obtained his Ph.D. in Psychology from Tel-Aviv. He has extensive clinical experience in individual and couple psychotherapy, parent training, and neuropsychological assessments, both from his work in national centers, hospitals, and private practice.

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder may offer protection from obesity

A new study led by Amitai Abramovitch, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Texas State University, shows that individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are significantly less likely to become overweight or obese.
10-Dec-2018 06:00:33 PM EST

"In other words, in this study, a status of ‘not having OCD’ meant up to 200 percent increased likelihood of being overweight or obese compared to people diagnosed with OCD"

- Obsessive-compulsive disorder may offer protection from obesity

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