OCD and ADHD: The Polar Opposites That Are Not
Fidgety distractibility is a common sign of ADHD. It may also be a red flag for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Same goes with anxious perfectionism. In fact, OCD and ADD overlap at many turns. Learn how to sort out symptoms and get the correct diagnosis.
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It makes perfect sense that a stimulant for ADHD would increase the symptoms of OCD. Especially in someone who may also have ADHD. The stimulants increase focus. With them, the person is not only more focused on the OCD task, but will likely notice more easily when something is out of order.
I’m surprised that the reason is considered unknown.