Outlining new frontiers for the comprehension of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a review of its relationship with fear and anxiety

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Juliana Belo Diniz; Euripedes Constantino Miguel; Amanda Ribeiro de Oliveira; Adriano Edgar Reimer; Marcus Lira Brandão; Maria Alice de Mathis; Marcelo Camargo Batistuzzo; Daniel Lucas Conceição Costa; Marcelo Queiroz Hoexter;
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria
  • Journal: issn: 1516-4446, eissn: 1809-452X
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1516-44462012000500007
  • Subject: treatment | obsessive-compulsive disorder | pós-traumático | anxiety disorders | transtornos da ansiedade | Psychiatry | epidemiologia | neuroimaging | medo | epidemiology | neuroimagem | tratamento | stress disorders, post-traumatic | transtornos obsessivo-compulsivos | transtorno do estresse | RC435-571 | fear

Anxiety is an important component of the psychopathology of the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). So far, most interventions that have proven to be effective for treating OCD are similar to those developed for other anxiety disorders. However, neurobiological studies... View more