Comorbidity for obsessive-compulsive disorder in bipolar and unipolar disorders

  title={Comorbidity for obsessive-compulsive disorder in bipolar and unipolar disorders},
  author={Yuan Chen and Steven C. Dilsaver},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},

Bipolar obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorders.

The results point towards clinically relevant effects of comorbid BD on the personality profiles of OCD patients, with higher rates of narcissistic and antisocial personality disorders in BD/OCD patients.

Comorbidity of obsessive-compulsive disorder in recovered inpatients with bipolar disorder.

The findings suggest that BD-II, OCD, dysthymia, and suicidality cluster together in some subjects with BD, and this cluster may be related to depression or mania.

Clinical expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder in women with bipolar disorder.

In women with comorbid bipolar disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder the latter presents features that may be typical of the association of the two disorders, such as early onset and sensory phenomena preceding compulsions.

Comorbid obsessive compulsive disorder in patients with bipolar-I disorder.

Bipolar disorder and comorbid obsessive-compulsive disorder is associated with higher rates of anxiety and impulse control disorders

Female BD patients with OCD may represent a more severe form of disorder than those without OCD, having more depressive episodes and residual symptoms, and being at a higher risk for treatment-emergent mania, as well as presenting a greater anxiety and impulse control disorder burden.

Clinical characteristics of comorbid obsessive-compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents.

In youth with comorbid OCD and BPD, the clinical characteristics of each disorder run true and are analogues to their clinical presentation in youth without reciprocalComorbidity, with the exception of increased risk for obsessions and compulsions of hoarding/saving and comorbridity with other anxiety disorders.

Diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder in the course of bipolar disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms often coexist with bipolar disorder, both in its two phases and in remission, ranging from mild to extremely severe forms.

Comorbid obsessive–compulsive disorder with bipolar disorder: A distinct form?




Comorbidity of panic disorder in bipolar illness: evidence from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Survey.

Individuals with bipolar disorder have a particularly high risk of comorbid panic disorder, and the evaluation of patients with bipolar Disorder should include screening for panic disorder.

Suicidality in patients with pure and depressive mania.

A subgroup of manic patients are severely suicidal and presentation in the manic state is an indication for careful assessment of depressive symptoms and suicidality.

Panic disorder, comorbidity, and suicide attempts.

It is concluded that suicide attempts are associated with panic disorder in its uncomplicated or itsComorbid form and that the risks are comparable with those of major depression, comorbid and uncomplication.

Anxiety syndromes and their relationship to depressive illness.

Analysis by depressive subtypes showed no differences for the bipolar/unipolar distinction, but significant differences in anxiety symptoms were seen in the primary vs. secondary and, more strikingly, endogenous vs. nonendogenous categories.

Suicide risk factors in depressive disorders and in panic disorder.

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The author concludes by suggesting that anxiety, which is readily treatable, may in fact be one of the most clinically important symptoms in depressive disorders.

Suicide attempts in patients with panic disorder.

Female sex and being single, divorced, or widowed were associated with an increased risk of suicide attempt and patients suffering from panic disorder only with or without agoraphobia were significantly more likely to have suffered from major depressive episode and alcohol or other substance abuse in their lifetime.

Comorbidity of mental disorders with alcohol and other drug abuse. Results from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area (ECA) Study.

Comorbidity of addictive and severe mental disorders was highest in the prison population, most notably with antisocial personality, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorders.

Diagnostic comorbidity in persons with suicidal ideation and behavior.

The findings highlight the possibility that panic disorder and other anxiety disorders are risk factors when they co-occur with a primary mood disorder, and indicate the relative complexity and importance of diagnostic comorbidity among suicidal subjects.

The Medical Basis of Psychiatry

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Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in panic disorder and attacks.

It is concluded that panic disorder and attacks are associated with an increased risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, and Physicians working in general medical settings and emergency departments should be alert to this problem.