Dr Rania Awaad recounts her ground-breaking discovery in the field of Modern Psychology. Dr Rania challenges the narrative of “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder”, or OCD, a modern disorder long held to be diagnosed in the 19th Century. She recounts her studies of Imam Abu Zayd Al-Balkhi, a 9th Century Persian Muslim polymath. Rania Awaad, M.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine where she is the Director of the Stanford Muslim Mental Health & Islamic Psychology Lab as well Stanford University’s Affiliate Chaplain.