OCD in Bahrain: a Phenomenological Profile

  title={OCD in Bahrain: a Phenomenological Profile},
  author={A. Shooka and M. K. al-Haddad and A. Raees},
  journal={International Journal of Social Psychiatry},
  pages={147 - 154}
  • A. Shooka, M. K. al-Haddad, A. Raees
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Social Psychiatry
  • Fifty patients with a primary diagnosis of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) were studied during the course of the year 1994 from a phenomenological point of view in order to delineate the various forms and contents of obsessions and compulsions. An attempt was made to highlight the frequency with which the different forms and contents occur. Six types of obsessions were identified: doubts, thoughts, fear (phobia), images, impulses and miscellaneous. Compulsive acts were classified into two… CONTINUE READING
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