Coping strategies used by the relatives of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{StenglerWenzke2004CopingSU,
  title={Coping strategies used by the relatives of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Katarina Stengler-Wenzke and Johanna Trosbach and Sandra Dietrich and Matthias Claus Angermeyer},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={35-42}
}
BACKGROUND Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a destructive mental illness that alters the lives of both patients and their relatives. Many investigations have described the coping strategies of relatives of patients with schizophrenia, depression and other psychiatric disorders, but there have been no studies reported about coping strategies and OCD. AIM The aim of this paper is to report an investigation into experiences of burden in relatives of patients with OCD, and the coping… CONTINUE READING
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