Gender and Psychopathology in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

@inproceedings{Khess1996GenderAP,
  title={Gender and Psychopathology in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder},
  author={Christoday R. J. Khess and Sayeed Akhtar and Tushar Jagawat and Sanjukta Das and Alpana Srivastava},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={1996}
}
The gender difference in OCD was studied in 52 patients attending the psychiatric OPD and it was found that 35 (67.30%) patients were males compared to 17 (32.70%) females, which constituted 0.72 % and 1.03% of the male and female patients attending the OPD during the study period, respectively. Hence, inspite of the male preponderance in the study sample, it might not reflect the true prevalence of the disorder in the community.The age of onset for males was lower than that for females, but it… CONTINUE READING
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