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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."

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    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
    Eating disorders
    Alcoholism or other substance-related disorders
    Tourette's syndrome
    Generalized anxiety disorder
    Specific phobia
    Schizophrenic delusions

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