The presence of obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS) and obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) in schizophrenia is frequent. It is of clinical relevance to separate obsessive symptoms from delusional thought processes.
How to Differentiate Obsessions from Delusions?
Dr. Robert Hudak discussed the topic of Understanding & Managing Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in schizophrenia. The following 5-minutes video is from this presentation at our Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders Update 2021:
Managing Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms In Schizophrenia.
(Session Duration: 50 mins)
- Define the terminology of OCD and schizophrenia and distinguish between delusions and obsessions.
- Discuss the comorbidity between schizophrenia and OCD including presentation and associated findings.
- Review the best strategies for the treatment of schizo-obsessive patients.
Medical director of the Center for Treatment of Obsessive –Compulsive and Related Disorders at Western Psychiatric Hospital.
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NOTE: CME Credits not available for the following two non-academic program presentations:
- Post-Partum Onset Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: by Dr. Mary Kimmel.
- Deep TMS for Treatment-Resistant OCD: by Dr. Aron Tendler.