Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders : A Serotonergic Hypothesis

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  title={Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders : A Serotonergic Hypothesis},
  author={JoseA. Yaryura-Tobias},
  year={2007}
}
Historically, obsessions and compulsions have been mentioned in the religious and nonscientific literature for centuries. Obsessivecompulsive features are not only present in individuals, but constitute an important part of collective rituals and ceremonies including magic and superstition (Meyer, 1968). The purpose of this paper will be focused on the medical aspects of obsessions and compulsions with much less emphasis on the psychosocial approach. In the United States of America, obsessions… CONTINUE READING

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