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an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and persistent thoughts and feelings and repetitive, ritualized behaviors

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1 A large number of clinical case reports identify the unique direction of coexistence of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms with stress.
Association between serotonergic candidate genes and specific phenotypes of obsessive compulsive disorder.
A 2 to 7 years follow up study of 54 obsessive compulsive disorder children and adolescents.
Efficacy of combination of fluoxetine and cognitive behavioral therapy and fluoxetine alone for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and OCD spectrum disorders such as trichotillomania/hair pulling, chronic skin picking, hypochondriasis/health anxiety, eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder and tic disorders/tourette syndrome.
Method: The cross-sectional study was conducted at the psychiatry out-patient clinic of Civil Hospital, Karachi, from January to March 2008, and comprised 65 patients diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder and 30 healthy controls.
Key words: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Quality of Life, Co morbid psychiatric disorders
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a neuropsychiatric condition that has been shown to be heritable and for which a major gene effect has been reported based on segregation studies (1,2).
The Facts: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is an easy-to-read book which aims to provide a general overview of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and offer basic information describing the symptoms, causes and popular theories explaining OCD.
The objective of the current study was to develop an indigenous scale for the assessment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Pakistan.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is beginning to be recognised as one of the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting children and adolescents, (1) and the World Health Organization rates it as one of the 20 most debilitating diseases.
Obsessive compulsive disorder I(OCD) is a debilitating disorder with two distinct features: a) obsessions that are intrusive, disturbing, and recurrent, and (b) compulsions or repetitive behaviors that are performed to reduce the acute discomfort caused by the obsessions (Bartz & Hollander, 2006; Carter & Pollock, 2000; Storch et al.
The clinic's clients include sex addicted lawyer Jules, top salesman Frank (River City's Lenny, played by Frank Gallagher) who suffers from hypomania, failed reality TV contestant Tonya who has obsessive compulsive disorder, depressed policeman Steve, and post-natally depressed Mari.
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