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Howie Mandel on OCD & ADD

The famous mental health advocate Howie Mandel opens up in the April 2011 issue of ADDitudemag.com about living with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), depression, and anxiety.



by Howie Mandel – I was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as an adult, but I don’t remember a time when I didn’t have them. Back in the 1960s, when I was growing up, my symptoms… Continue

Added by Jeff Hamilton on April 27, 2011 at 8:58am — 2 Comments

New Diagnosis = trouble at home

It appears my ADHD was masking OCD and Asperger's.… Continue

Added by Mark Friedman on February 12, 2010 at 7:47am — 3 Comments

The medication appears to be working

Having moved from Westchester, NY to Central NJ, I needed to find a new shrink - which I did through referral of people whose opinions I trusted.



Donna, MNS (My New Shrink) didn't know the 'old me' - who finished other people's sentences for them and constantly interrupted. Instead, she's met someone who she feels has strong OCD (without the rituals} and overtones of ADHD.



The two disorders have much in common, symptomatically, I've found: high degree of disorganization, a… Continue

Added by Mark Friedman on November 12, 2009 at 8:15am — 4 Comments

The basic facts of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Sorry I am an information giver..... I try and put things in a language that everybody can understand. When I was diagnosed I started to read, then it start to get so technical or long that I loose focus. Maybe there is someone who heard about OCD but dont realy understand what they are saying.





An Obsession is an idea that constantly intrudes into a person’s thoughts. It is usually foolish and groundless, at the time it is felt. The person may be obsessed that he has… Continue

Added by Gerhard Duvenhage on January 1, 2009 at 2:19am — 7 Comments

Now on Kindle!

7 Crucial Tips for Parents and Teachers of Children with ADHD "Uncommonly helpful, down-to-earth, immensely practical and readable Book." - David A. Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP. Director of Rhinebeck Child and Family Center, LLC

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Book on Doubt

Writer's Doubt is not specifically about ADHD. It is about how I, with ADHD, overcame doubt and became a prolific writer. For anyone who has ever felt doubtful about what they are capable of.

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Please remember that when discussing medication and / or supplements each member is responsible for his or her comments. Each person's experiences may be different and no one should make any changes or try anything new with regard to medication or supplements without talking to his or her doctor first.

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