Performance of patients with refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder in the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale.

@article{Batistuzzo2009PerformanceOP,
  title={Performance of patients with refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder in the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale.},
  author={Marcelo C Batistuzzo and Anita Taub and Eduardo Nakano and Carina Chaubet D'Alcante and Maria Eug{\^e}nia Sim{\~o}es De Mathis and Marcelo Queiroz Hoexter and Euripedes Constantino Miguel and Ant{\^o}nio C. V. Lopes},
  journal={Neurocase},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={157-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the performance of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) refractory to conventional treatments to healthy controls according to the Frontal Systems Behaviour Scale (FrSBe), comparing the scale scores within each group (Self or Family) and correlating FrSBe with Y-BOCS, DY-BOCS, tic disorder and age of first symptoms. METHOD Twenty OCD patients and 20 healthy controls were assessed using the FrSBe, a scale designed to evaluate frontal syndromes. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING