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Original Article

Phenomenology of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Eastern India

Neha Sayeed, Jyoti Mishra, Sayeed Akhtar

Keywords : OCD

Citation Information : Sayeed N, Mishra J, Akhtar S. Phenomenology of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Eastern India. 2011; 14 (1-2):38-40.

DOI: 10.5005/EJP-14-1--2-38

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-10-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Background: The present study focuses on the symptoms and signs of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as per DSM IV (APA 1994) and ICD 10 (WHO, 1992)2, were studied by administering Y-BOCS symptom checklist (Goodman, 1989), Kneeding out types of obsessions and compulsions and their sub-types. The presence of depression and suicidal ideas were assessed by administering HAM-D (Hamilton, 1960)3, Results: The patients diagnosed as OCD are not a single nosological entity. Each patient must be differentially diagnosed.

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