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Comparative neuropsychology of adult obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: implications for a novel executive overload model of OCD.
- A. Abramovitch, R. Dar, H. Hermesh, A. Schweiger
- Psychology, BiologyJournal of neuropsychology
- 1 September 2012
An executive overload model of OCD is proposed that views neuropsychological impairments in OCD as an epiphenomenon, according to which continuous attempts to control automatic processes are associated with obsessive thoughts overflow that causes an overload on the executive system.
Misuse of statistical test in three decades of psychotherapy research.
This article reviews the misuse of statistical tests in psychotherapy research studies published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in the years 1967-1968, 1977-1978, and 1987-1988.…
Comorbidity Between Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Across the Lifespan: A Systematic and Critical Review
Clinicians are encouraged to consider the possibility that ADHD-like symptoms resulting from OCD-specific symptomatology may be misdiagnosed as ADHD, which may account for the lower co-occurrence rates reported in adolescents and adults and for the lack of a theoretical account for comorbidity in these age groups.
The Sense of Agency Scale: A Measure of Consciously Perceived Control over One's Mind, Body, and the Immediate Environment
It is concluded that the Sense of Agency Scale seems to isolate people's general beliefs in their agency from their perceived success in obtaining outcomes.
Illusion of control and behavioral control attempts in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
In line with predictions, OCD symptoms were correlated with higher illusory sense of control and with more repetitive behavioral control attempts, and the authors discuss the central role of control in OCD and specifically the relationships between need for control and compulsive rituals.
Normal and pathological consequences of encountering difficulties in monitoring progress toward goals.
Assigned versus perceived placebo effects in nicotine replacement therapy for smoking reduction in Swiss smokers.
- R. Dar, Florencia Stronguin, J. Etter
- PsychologyJournal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 1 April 2005
Regardless of actual treatment, smokers who believed they had received nicotine had significantly better outcome than those who believed to have received placebo in a large, placebo-controlled trial of nicotine replacement treatment for smoking reduction.
Clinical and electrophysiological outcomes of deep TMS over the medial prefrontal and anterior cingulate cortices in OCD patients
Musical hallucinations: prevalence in psychotic and nonpsychotic outpatients.
- H. Hermesh, S. Konas, R. Gross‐Isseroff
- Psychology, MedicineThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
- 1 February 2004
Musical hallucinations are more common among psychiatric patients than previously reported and are more suggestive of OCD than of other mental disorders.