Bipolar disorder comorbidity in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: Prevalence and predictors.

@article{DominguesCastro2019BipolarDC,
  title={Bipolar disorder comorbidity in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: Prevalence and predictors.},
  author={Mariana S. Domingues-Castro and Ricardo Cezar Torresan and Roseli Gedanke Shavitt and Leonardo Franklin Fontenelle and Ygor Arzeno Ferr{\~a}o and Maria Conceiç{\~a}o do Ros{\'a}rio and Albina Rodrigues Torres},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2019},
  volume={256},
  pages={
          324-330
        }
}
BACKGROUND Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) often present with comorbidities, mainly anxiety and affective disorders, which may influence OCD course, help-seeking and treatment response. Some authors have studied bipolar disorder (BD) comorbidity in patients with OCD, but usually in small samples. The objective was to estimate the lifetime prevalence of BD in a large clinical sample of OCD patients, and to compare demographic and clinical features of patients with and without… CONTINUE READING