The stereotypical signs of ADHD include hyperactivity, disorganization, and a general lack of focus. The stereotypical signs of OCD? Quite the opposite, so we don’t often consider these two conditions linked. But they are, and symptoms can overlap in surprising ways. Take this quiz to see if you really understand the difference between obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit!
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Since _____________ is often under-diagnosed in adults, it is often missed in patients suffering from both ADHD and OCD.
You must complete the question in order to continue
A : OCD
A : ADHD
ADHD. ADHD is still
thought of as primarily a childhood disorder — despite extensive evidence to
the contrary — making it likely that even when OCD is properly diagnosed in an
adult subject, comorbid ADHD may be missed.