Differences Between Obsessive Behavior in Autism and OCD – Dr. C’s Morning Minute 165

Children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder tend to dwell on ominous thoughts. Children with autism can also exhibit self-stimulatory behavior that is connected with fear, but they are also likely to obsess over something favorable. Learn more on today’s Dr. C’s Morning Minute. Share your thoughts and questions below, or contact me at jcarosso@cpcwecare.com.

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Dr. John Carosso

Dr. Carosso has more than 30 years of experience as a licensed Child Clinical Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist working in private, inpatient, outpatient, residential, school, and home settings. He is Clinical Director of Community Psychiatric Centers (cpcwecare.com), a licensed Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic, and operates both the Autism Center of Pittsburgh (autismcenterofpittsburgh.com) and the Dyslexia Diagnostic and Treatment Center (dyslexiatreaters.com).