Quality of life and its correlates in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

  title={Quality of life and its correlates in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={S Y Hou and Cheng-Fang Yen and M Huang and Peng-Wei Wang and Yi-Chun Yeh},
  journal={The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences},
  volume={26 8},
The care of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has raised quality of life (QOL) issues. The purpose of this study was to compare the level of QOL between patients with and without OCD, and to examine the associations between QOL and sociodemographic data, course of illness, psychopathology, perceived social support, and treatment characteristics. The QOL levels measured with the Taiwan version of the Short Form of the World Health Organization Questionnaire on Quality of Life… CONTINUE READING
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