Female reproductive cycle and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
- J. Labad, J. Menchón, P. Alonso, C. Segalàs, S. Jiménez, J. Vallejo
- PsychologyJournal of Clinical Psychiatry
- 15 April 2005
Certain women with OCD seem to be vulnerable to worsening of OCD at different reproductive periods that imply hormonal fluctuations, and premenstruum and post-partum were the 2 reproductive events with a greater vulnerability.
Increased serum interleukin-6 levels in early stages of psychosis: Associations with at-risk mental states and the severity of psychotic symptoms
Gender differences in obsessive–compulsive symptom dimensions
The results underscore the need to examine the relationship between OCD dimensions and clinical variables such as gender, tics, age at onset and severity of the disorder to improve the identification of OCD subtypes.
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There is meta-analytical evidence that BLIPS represents separate risk subgroup compared with the APS and GRD and there was no evidence that the GRD subgroup has a higher risk of psychosis than the CHR- subgroup.
Variants in estrogen receptor alpha gene are associated with phenotypical expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder
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