What are the psychiatric comorbidities of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?

Updated: May 17, 2018
  • Author: William M Greenberg, MD; Chief Editor: David Bienenfeld, MD  more...
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Many patients with OCD have other psychiatric comorbid disorders, and may exhibit any of the following:

  • Mood and anxiety disorders

  • Somatoform disorders, especially hypochondriasis and body dysmorphic disorder

  • Eating disorders

  • Impulse control disorders, especially kleptomania and trichotillomania

  • Attention deficit–hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

  • Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

  • Tic disorder

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviors

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