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Scholars at the University of Nevada, Reno who are studying-compulsive behaviors are looking for subjects. They want people who have compulsive habits like incessant cleaning or counting to participate in their study of a possible treatment for obsessive- compulsive disorder.

Participants won’t be charged or paid anything. “The study takes approximately 12 hours spaced over 10 weeks, plus a follow-up session three months after treatment,” according to an announcement. Volunteers can call 784-6828, extension 2011, for information.

Dennis Myers was the news editor of the Reno News & Review. He was a journalist for more than four decades. In 1987-88 he was chief deputy secretary of state of Nevada. He was coauthor of Uniquely...