Sex differences in Indian patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

  title={Sex differences in Indian patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={T. S. Jaisoorya and Yemmigannur Chandrashekhar Janardhan Reddy and Shoba Srinath and Kandavel Thennarasu},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  volume={50 1},
Sex has been postulated as one of the factors mediating heterogeneity in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This study investigated the sex differences in OCD with respect to sociodemographics, symptom profile, and comorbidity including spectrum disorders. Two hundred thirty-one subjects diagnosed with OCD by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, criteria were included in the study. The subjects were evaluated by extensive clinical and semistructured… CONTINUE READING

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