Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in schizophrenia: their relationship with clinical features and pharmacological treatment.

@article{Nolfe2010ObsessivecompulsiveSI,
  title={Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in schizophrenia: their relationship with clinical features and pharmacological treatment.},
  author={Giovanni Nolfe and Walter Milano and G. Zontini and Claudio Petrella and Michele De Rosa and Sarah Rundle-Smith and Giuseppe Nolfe},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={235-42}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate (1) the frequency of obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS) in patients with schizophrenia, (2) the impact of OCS on clinical features of schizophrenia, and (3) the association between type of antipsychotic treatment and presence of OCS. METHODS OCS were evaluated using the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS) in 70 patients with schizophrenia. The patients were then divided into two subgroups: those with at least a moderate level of OCS… CONTINUE READING

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