publication . Article . 2015

Family functioning in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder: A case - control study

Sateesh R Koujalgi; Raghavendra B Nayak; Adithya A Pandurangi; Nanasahed M Patil;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University, volume 8, page 290 (issn: 0975-2870, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
Background: Psychological disorders can have a direct impact on family functioning. Family dysfunction is an indirect factor leading to the relapse of psychological disorders. Literature on family dysfunction in anxiety disorder is limited. Role of family and its functioning in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) may help in better understanding of the role of social factors in OCD. Aim: The aim was to compare family functions in patients with OCD and compare with controls. Materials and Methods: The sample included 30 cases and 30 age and sex-matched controls. The patients were diagnosed as having OCD using ICD-10 DCR criteria. Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive S...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disordersbehavioral disciplines and activities
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