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An Examination of Magical Beliefs as Predictors of Obsessive-Compulsive Symptom Dimensions

  title={An Examination of Magical Beliefs as Predictors of Obsessive-Compulsive Symptom Dimensions},
  author={Lauren N. Spears},
Research suggests that the magical belief constructs of superstition, thought-action fusion (TAF), and magical ideation are related to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). However, the nature of these relationships is poorly understood. The current study improved on methodological limitations of previous studies and used the Dimensional Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (DOCS) to conceptualize OCD as a dimensional construct. Relationships between magical belief constructs and four OCD symptom… 

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