Gad vs. OCD: What's the Difference?

Originally published at: Gad vs. OCD: What's the Difference?

GAD vs. OCD: What’s the Difference? Do you know the difference between generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)? If not, you’re not alone. Many people can’t differentiate those disorders because they are often confused about their actual meaning and impact.  This blog post will discuss the differences between GAD and OCD. We will…

I am curious to know if you have been misdiagnosed for GAD instead of OCD and vice versa, or you know someone who has been.

I have heard of multiple cases where people were diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety. It seems a shame for a professional therapist to do that, as there are apparent symptoms that distinguish those disorders.

From this article, I got another idea for research. This is about the number of people with OCD who might also suffer from GAD and possibly the additional treatment methods they should receive to recover. :face_with_monocle:

I hope you have time to examine that topic too. I think that there are more research papers written about GAD and OCD because of the similarity of symptoms sometimes.

You are right. I will research at some point, but now I have to focus on my current topic. The problem is that there are not many people with OCD we can interview, and we need people suffering from different OCD subtypes.

I can help you if you need me in some way. You can also create a topic about seeking volunteers here and in other communities. I am sure that there will be many individuals who will be willing to help too.

I sent you a short questionnaire too. I don’t want to do additional spam with my research anymore. Hopefully, I have enough volunteers and too much work to do for now.

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