posted by CATHY on .
Good day , please can you assist me with answering the following questions. There is a short paragraph describing a young man who has OCD symptoms. the questions are as follows "According to the DSM -IV diagnostic categories what diagnosis might you give Thabo, justify your answer" and then the second questions reads as follows "Discuss atleast 5 differentail diagnoses relevant to the case."
Differential Diagnosis & OCD
Differential diagnosis requires distinguishing OCD from other psychiatric disorders. The following psychiatric disorders feature symptoms that may, at first, resemble OCD include the following:
Major depressive disorder
Other anxiety disorders
Alcoholism or other substance-related disorders
Generalized anxiety disorder