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Howie Mandel on OCD & ADD

The famous mental health advocate Howie Mandel opens up in the April 2011 issue of 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

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