Relationship between severity of obsessive-compulsive symptoms and schizotypy in obsessive-compulsive disorder

  title={Relationship between severity of obsessive-compulsive symptoms and schizotypy in obsessive-compulsive disorder},
  author={Haruka Yamamoto and Hideto Tsuchida and Takashi Nakamae and Seiji Nishida and Yuki Sakai and Akihito Fujimori and Jin Narumoto and Yoshihisa Wada and Takafumi Yoshida and Chiaki Taga and Kenji Fukui},
  booktitle={Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment},
PURPOSE Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients exhibit a noninhibition response pattern very similar to that observed in schizotypy patients in cognitive tasks. It has been suggested that the reduced cognitive inhibition observed in both schizotypy and OCD may result in the frequent entry into awareness of unacceptable urges and intrusive thoughts. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the severity of obsession or compulsion and schizotypy in OCD. PATIENTS… CONTINUE READING
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