Perceptual properties of obsessive thoughts are associated with low insight in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Moritz2014PerceptualPO,
  title={Perceptual properties of obsessive thoughts are associated with low insight in obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Steffen Moritz and Marike Claussen and Marit Hauschildt and Michael Kellner},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2014},
  volume={202 7},
  pages={562-5}
}
Obsessions are traditionally defined as bothersome and repetitive thoughts that the patient is unable to resist. Preliminary evidence suggests that in a subgroup of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), obsessions are experienced as partially perceptual. The present study explored the frequency of perceptually laden obsessions and their… CONTINUE READING