This week we continue our conversation with Dr. Roberto Olivardia and talk about how & why ADHD and OCD can get mixed up. What are the biggest connections between the two? What is the difference between external and internal distractibility and what that means for a person who could have both? Don’t miss out on this episode because it is full of useful information.
Dr. Olivardia is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School as well as a Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital. He also treats patients through his private practice in Lexington, MA where he uses evidence-based psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral treatment to treat a variety of disorders. He is the co-author of “The Adonis Complex,” a book that explores the various manifestations of body image problems in men and he currently serves on the Professional Advisory Boards for Children and Adults With ADHD (CHADD), The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA), and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for ADDitude.