The structure of obsessionality among young adults.

@article{Mathews2004TheSO,
  title={The structure of obsessionality among young adults.},
  author={Carol A Mathews and Kerry Jang and Shadha Hami and Murray B. Stein},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={77-85}
}
Although the phenomenology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is well understood, less is known about the structure of obsessive symptoms in non-clinical populations. The present study examines the factorial structure of the Leyton Obsessional Inventory short form (LOI-SF) in a sample of 1,015 undergraduate college students. Four factors were extracted describing concerns about contamination (labeled the Contamination factor); repeating behaviors or uncomfortable thoughts or doubts (labeled… CONTINUE READING

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