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Can an asperger's syndrome adult be misdiagnosed with ocd?

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Certainly

Different psychiatrists have different training and experience.
Many have very limited exposure to ASD resulting in frequent mis DX as they treat the sx they recognize but don't have enough experience to know what to make of the "asd type" sx. It is also possible to have aspergers and OCD that needs to be identified clinically and specifically treated.

In brief: Certainly

Different psychiatrists have different training and experience.
Many have very limited exposure to ASD resulting in frequent mis DX as they treat the sx they recognize but don't have enough experience to know what to make of the "asd type" sx. It is also possible to have aspergers and OCD that needs to be identified clinically and specifically treated.
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: It is possible

There are overlapping symptoms between these two illness.
In fact, there is a school of thought that sees these things on a spectrum of distraction but with different ages of onset. See theemergencesite.Com/tech/techissues-autism-ocd-aspergers-add.Htm - 55k.

In brief: It is possible

There are overlapping symptoms between these two illness.
In fact, there is a school of thought that sees these things on a spectrum of distraction but with different ages of onset. See theemergencesite.Com/tech/techissues-autism-ocd-aspergers-add.Htm - 55k.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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