Response inhibition deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

  title={Response inhibition deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Shelley Bannon and Craig Joseph Gonsalvez and Rodney J. Croft and Philip M. Boyce},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  volume={110 2},
Difficulty inhibiting irrelevant information may play a central role in the aetiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The aim of the present study was to determine whether OCD subjects (n=20) exhibit deficits in behavioural and cognitive inhibition compared with a clinical control group diagnosed with panic disorder (n=20). All subjects were administered a Go/Nogo task (a measure of behavioural inhibition) and a Stroop test (a measure of cognitive inhibition). OCD subjects made more… CONTINUE READING

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