Are You an Overthinker? - Sharon Martin Counseling & Personal Growth Overthinking is common among anxious, perfectionists. It is obsessive thinking or ruminating. People who overthink feel like their brains won’t turn off.
Depression and anxiety symptoms often tend to overlap, especially in the older population, leading to an under-diagnosis of anxiety. However, treatment for the two disorders can be different - that's why it's important to accurately diagnose and assess.