“The OCD-ADHD Link: What You Should Know When You Have Both” [Video Replay & Podcast #343]

Episode Description


Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a tormenting mental sickness that is affecting approximately Three million adults and 500,000, children and teenagers. People with OCD who have been also identified with ADHD have their palms full managing both.

ADHD and OCD are both characterized by way of executive functioning deficits within the spaces of organization, prioritization, motivation, decision-making and attention.  It is not unusual that when other folks have each  problems, one of them goes undiagnosed.

This webinar will tap into the most recent research literature in this understudied comorbidity. For those with a twin prognosis, failure to identify and treat both disorder can considerably have an effect on remedy progress for the other. The good information is when an individual is correctly identified remedies are to be had that can help you organize signs of both disorders.

In this webinar, you will:

  • Understand the symptoms of OCD
  • Differentiate between OCD and ADHD symptoms
  • Understand how either condition can also be misdiagnosed as the opposite
  • Learn about not unusual OCD manifestations in folks with ADHD
  • Identify remedy recommendations for OCD, and when anyone has both conditions

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. He maintains a non-public psychotherapy observe in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the remedy of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), executive functioning issues, and problems that face students with studying differences. | See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

  • “The speaker used to be excellent! I appreciated having anecdotal examples to deliver to life the clinical topic.  I best want that the webinar had been 2 hours as a substitute of 1!”
  • “I have in reality enjoyed the webinars I have attended that have been offered by means of Dr. Olivardia. I admire his relatability and humility along with his knowledge.”
  • “Excellent presentation. I discovered so much about OCD. The Speaker was excellent and defined the ideas so successfully!”

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