Tag Archives: misdiagnosis

Symptoms of OCD?

by stuart miles freedigitalphotos.net This post was written in November 2011…. For those who think they, or a loved one, might be suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder, it is easy to go online and find a list of common symptoms. In some cases, … Continue reading

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Relationship OCD (R-OCD)

This post originally appeared April 2011. I’d like to wish all of my readers who celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah a very happy holiday……. I am continually learning about OCD, and the more I learn, the more I hate this disorder. … Continue reading

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OCD and Early Treatment Experiences

  A version of this post first appeared in May 2013: Over the years, I’ve connected with many people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder. It seems to me that almost every one has some kind of  story to tell about their … Continue reading

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PANDAS

I’ve been meaning to write a post about PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus) for a while, but I think this recent article in The Boston Globe by Neil Swidey does a much better job of describing it … 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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