Impairment of olfactory identification in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Barnett1999ImpairmentOO,
  title={Impairment of olfactory identification in obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Rebecca Barnett and Paul Maruff and Rosemary Purcell and Kylie Wainwright and Michael Kyrios and Warrick J. Brewer and Christos Pantelis},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={1227-33}
}
BACKGROUND Olfactory identification ability has been associated with processing in the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), an area that has been implicated in the pathophysiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Although olfactory sensitivity is normal in patients with OCD, no study has investigated olfactory identification in this disorder. METHODS A group of 20 subjects with OCD and 23 age- and education-matched controls performed a standardized test of olfactory identification. They also… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

Olfactory functioning in panic disorder.

Journal of affective disorders • 2015
View 2 Excerpts

Brain structural imaging correlates of olfactory dysfunction in obsessive–compulsive disorder

European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience • 2013
View 2 Excerpts

Biomarkers for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A consensus report of the WFSBP task force on biological markers and the World Federation of ADHD.

The world journal of biological psychiatry : the official journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry • 2012
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…