Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: an evaluation of impairment and a preliminary analysis of the ameliorating effects of treatment.

@article{Norberg2008QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: an evaluation of impairment and a preliminary analysis of the ameliorating effects of treatment.},
  author={Melissa M Norberg and John E. Calamari and Robyn J. Cohen and Bradley C. Riemann},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={248-59}
}
Despite the substantial impairments in life functioning associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), treatment outcome evaluations have focused almost exclusively on symptom reduction, a focus that may be too narrow to determine whether clinically significant change has occurred. Quality of life (QOL) impairment was evaluated in a clinical OCD… CONTINUE READING