Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Perfect Storm?

Can the beginning of one’s OCD often be traced back to one event?  Looking back, I do think this was true for Dan. When he was around twelve, he and his good friend were horsing around at our house.  Dan was twirling … Continue reading

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OCD and ADHD. Is There Really a Connection?

I know that some research has shown that there may be some connection between OCD and ADHD (nobody uses ADD anymore?) but when I came across this post recently, I couldn’t help chuckling. To me, the basic symptoms for ADHD seem to describe the complete … Continue reading

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What Was He Thinking?

I know little about Dan’s OCD, and understand even less.  When I arrived to help him out at school almost three years ago,  he had not eaten in at least a week. Understanding what was going on wasn’t the top priority at … Continue reading

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