Procedural and declarative memory in obsessive-compulsive disorder

  title={Procedural and declarative memory in obsessive-compulsive disorder},
  author={Robert M. Roth and Jacinthe Baribeau and Denise L. Milovan and Kieron O'Connor and Cristo Todorov},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society},
  pages={647 - 654}
  • R. Roth, J. Baribeau, C. Todorov
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been associated with frontostriatal abnormality. This has led to the hypothesis that the disorder is characterized by abnormality of procedural memory. However, evidence for either procedural or declarative memory disturbance has been mixed, and few studies have directly assessed both of these forms of memory in the same patient group. In the present study, we assessed encoding and retrieval in declarative memory using the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning… 

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