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The descriptive epidemiology of obsessive–compulsive disorder
Since the early eighties, there has been a growing interest in the descriptive epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In this narrative review, the authors describe the findings of aExpand
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Early- and late-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder in adult patients: an exploratory clinical and therapeutic study.
It has been suggested that early- and late-onset forms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) may stem from different neurobiological substrates manifesting themselves through particular phenotypicExpand
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Altered Functional Brain Connectivity in a Non-Clinical Sample of Young Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by symptoms of inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity that often persist in adulthood. There is a growing consensus that ADHD isExpand
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Suicidality in obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence and relation to symptom dimensions and comorbid conditions.
BACKGROUND Suicidal thoughts and behaviors, also known as suicidality, are a fairly neglected area of study in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). OBJECTIVE To evaluate severalExpand
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[Neuropsychology of eating disorders: a systematic review of the literature].
BACKGROUND The pathophysiology of eating disorders is still unknown, with many factors possibly involved. The existence of a central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction is being investigated withExpand
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Trans-cultural aspects of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a description of a Brazilian sample and a systematic review of international clinical studies.
Little is known about the extent and the mechanisms through which culture may affect the clinical manifestations of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In this study, our objective was to identifyExpand
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Sensory phenomena associated with repetitive behaviors in obsessive-compulsive disorder: An exploratory study of 1001 patients
A substantial number of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) report compulsions that are preceded not by obsessions but by subjective experiences known as sensory phenomena. This studyExpand
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Impulse control disorders in patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder
Abstract  The purpose of the present paper was to identify the rate of prevalence of impulse control disorders (ICD) in patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) and to compare patients withExpand
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Quality of life and symptom dimensions of patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder
The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of different dimensions of obsessive-compulsive symptoms, of co-morbid anxious depressive symptoms, and of sociodemographic characteristics on theExpand
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White matter microstructure in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
BACKGROUND Previous diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) studies in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have reported inconsistent findings, and it is not known whether observed findings areExpand
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