The comorbidity with axis I and axis II disorders of obsessive-compulsive disorder

Uguz, F. (2006) The comorbidity with axis I and axis II disorders of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry in Turkiye, 8 (1). pp. 1-5. ISSN 1302-3466

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Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency of current comorbid axis I and axis II disorders in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Method: Fifty outpatients with OCD diagnosed according to DSM-IV criteria were included the study. Comorbid psychiatric diagnoses were assessed with SCID-I (Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV) and SCID-II (Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R Personality Disorders). Results: Thirty-two (64%) patients met the criteria for at least one comorbid axis I disorder and twenty-five (50%) patients met the criteria for at least one comorbid axis II disorders. The frequency were 58% for any anxiety disorders and 52% for any mood disorders. The most common axis I disorder was major depression (46%) followed by spesific phobia (24%) and generalized anxiety disorder (22%). Among comorbid axis II disorders, cluster C personality disorders including obsessive compulsive (30%), avoidant (28%) and passive-agressive (12%) were most prevalent. Conclusion: The results of this study suggest that a considerable rate of patients with OCD have other axis I and axis II disorders.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Obsessive-compulsive disorder, comorbidity, personality disorders
Subjects:Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation > Quality of Health Care
Health Services Administration > Quality of Health Care
Mental Disorders > Anxiety Disorders > Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Mental Disorders > Personality Disorders
Environment and Public Health > Public Health
ID Code:1403
Deposited By:Dr. Lut Tamam
Deposited On:01 March 2006

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