A preliminary investigation of the lifetime prevalence of anorexia and bulimia nervosa in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder.

@article{Rubenstein1992API,
  title={A preliminary investigation of the lifetime prevalence of anorexia and bulimia nervosa in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder.},
  author={C S Rubenstein and Teresa A. Pigott and F l'Heureux and James L. Hill and Dennis L. Murphy},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={309-14}
}
BACKGROUND Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is currently classified as an anxiety disorder although it possesses many characteristics that distinguish it from other anxiety disorders. Clinically and neurobiologically, OCD appears to overlap somewhat with the eating disorders. METHOD To assess in a controlled fashion the lifetime prevalence of the eating disorders in patients with OCD, we administered portions of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R, Patient Version (SCID-P), to… CONTINUE READING

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