Sleep and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

  title={Sleep and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).},
  author={Jessica L. Paterson and Amy Reynolds and Sally A Ferguson and Drew Dawson},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  volume={17 6},
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic mental illness that can have a debilitating effect on daily functioning. A body of research reveals altered sleep behaviour in OCD sufferers; however, findings are inconsistent and there is no consensus on the nature of this relationship. Understanding sleep disturbance in OCD is of critical importance given the known negative consequences of disturbed sleep for mood and emotional wellbeing. A systematic literature search was conducted of five… CONTINUE READING
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