Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in a Sample of Iranian Patients

  title={Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in a Sample of Iranian Patients},
  author={H. Ghassemzadeh and R. Mojtabai and A. Khamseh and N. Ebrahimkhani and Arab-Ali Issazadegan and Zahra Saif-Nobakht},
  journal={International Journal of Social Psychiatry},
  pages={20 - 28}
  • H. Ghassemzadeh, R. Mojtabai, +3 authors Zahra Saif-Nobakht
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Social Psychiatry
  • Background: Characteristic features of the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) occur with remarkable consistency in different cultural settings. The content of symptoms, however, seems to vary across cultures. Aims: To examine the content of symptoms in a sample of OCD patients from Iran. Methods: In a sample of 135 patients recruited from three treatment settings the prevalence of symptoms with different contents were ranked and compared across genders. Results: Doubts and indecisiveness were… CONTINUE READING
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