Robert Hudak, MD

University of Pittsburgh

The fact that OCD can occur in the presence of psychosis has been known about for decades and certain treatments for psychosis an cause or exacerbate OCD or OCD symptoms. Misdiagnosis of OCD symptoms as psychotic symptoms is not unusual, and leads to unnecessary treatments with significant morbidity attached. This lecture will explore how OCD and psychosis are related, how the differential diagnosis is made, and how OCD treatment is modified for patients with comorbid symptoms.


When OCD and Psychosis Meet: A Review of Obsessions and Delusions - CE