ADHD Experts Webinar On Demand: The Truth About OCD
How to recognize symptoms and get the best treatment.
There are lots of misconceptions surrounding OCD and ADHD, especially when the conditions coexist. In this audio and slide presentation, host Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., sets the record straight about this potentially debilitating condition. Learn the truth about obsessive compulsive disorder, so you (or your child) can get the right diagnosis and receive the proper treatment.
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In this audio and slide presentation, Dr. Olivardia discusses:
- What OCD is and how it differs from ADHD
- OCD's many related conditions -- perfectionism, hoarding, trichotillomania, and anorexia nervosa, to name a few
- Why doctors often miss OCD in ADHDers (and vice versa)
- How having both ADHD and OCD is different from having one or the other, and what this means for treatment
Meet the expert:
Dr. Olivardia is a clinical psychologist and clinical instructor of psychology at Harvard Medical School, specializing in the treatment of ADHD, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Dr. Olivardia is co-author of The Adonis Complex, a book detailing the various manifestations of body image problems in men. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Massachusetts.
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What listeners are saying:
"What an extremely clear and informative presentation this was! Thank you."
"Thank you for this highly informative presentation on OCD and ADHD, especially for discussing various treatments. The exposure therapy method is highly controversial, but the speaker did a great job of handling the subject matter delicately. Thank you."
"Wonderful presentation - clear, helpful, and informative. Dr. O knows his stuff and is an exceptional communicator!"
"Outstanding, as always! Love Dr. Olivardia!!"
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