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Are OCD and Tourette’s syndrome linked?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette's syndrome are unique conditions. But, as psychatrist Wayne Goodman, MD, of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, explains in this WisePatient video, there's a link between the two.

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What are the most common obsessions with OCD?
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