Better super safe than slightly sorry? : Reciprocal relationships between checking behavior and cognitive symptoms in obsessive-compulsive disorder

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Toffolo, M.B.J.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Utrecht University
  • Subject: OCD | checking | compulsions | obsessive-compulsive disorder | obsessive cognitions | uncertainty
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | mental disorders

Obsessive-compulsive disorder(OCD) is characterized by intrusive frightening thoughts, images or impulses (obsessions; e.g., “did I stab my partner while doing the dishes?”) to which patients respond with repetitive behavior (compulsions; e.g., checking the knives and s... View more
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