publication . Article . 2015

Las Relaciones Entre las Funciones Ejecutivas y Diferentes Dimensiones Sintomáticas en Trastorno Obsesivo-Compulsivo

Ana Cristina Pedron; Ygor Arzeno Ferrão; Léia Gonçalves Gurgel; Caroline Tozzi Reppold;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2015
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Filosofia Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Psicologia
Abstract
There is no consensus in the literature as to neuropsychological functioning, the severity of obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS) and the definitions of the OCS dimensions. We conducted a cross-sectional study investigating the relationship between executive function and OCS severity in the various dimensions, according to the Dimensional Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale criteria. We evaluated 28 patients with OCS, using eight neuropsychological instruments to evaluate executive function. We found that OCS severity in the contamination/cleaning dimension correlates negatively with executive function, inhibitory control and attentional control. Severity in t...
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free text keywords: neuropsychology, neuropsychological tests, obsessive-compulsive disorder, neuropsicología, test neuropsicológico, trastorno obsesivo-compulsivo, neuropsicologia, testes neuropsicológicos, transtorno obsessivo-compulsivo, General Psychology, Education, lcsh:Psychology, lcsh:BF1-990
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