Is There Anyone Else Out There With Bipolar Disorder & OCD Symptoms?

Is There Anyone Else Out There With Bipolar Disorder & OCD Symptoms?

It's not at all uncommon that I hear obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptoms as part of bipolar patients' descriptions of what happens when they are out of midrange mood. First, a brief description of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Obsessions are recurring thoughts that occur over and over again in the same form. Many of you probably have had the experience of getting a melody or a phrase of a song stuck in your head. Now imagine that same song being there for most of your waking hours for weeks on end and literally interfering with your ability to concentrate or to work. That's closer...

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