Impulsivity and compulsivity in patients with trichotillomania or skin picking compared with patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Ferro2006ImpulsivityAC,
  title={Impulsivity and compulsivity in patients with trichotillomania or skin picking compared with patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Ygor Arzeno Ferr{\~a}o and Vanessa Paiva Almeida and N{\'a}dia Richter Bedin and Rafael Rosa and Ellis D'Arrigo Busnello},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          282-8
        }
}
To compare impulsivity and compulsivity, we performed a case control study comparing a group of 20 patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder with a group of 20 patients with skin picking and/or trichotillomania (SP/T). The instruments used were Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Diagnosis, Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale, Schalling Impulsivity Scale, and Hamilton Anxiety and Depression Inventories. A Multidimensional Impulsive-Compulsive Spectrum Assessment Instrument was… CONTINUE READING

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