Three types of obsessive compulsive disorder in a community sample.

  title={Three types of obsessive compulsive disorder in a community sample.},
  author={Janet Henderson and C. Alec Pollard},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={44 5},
Until recently, prior estimates of the prevalence of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have been based on clinical data. The present investigation studied point prevalence and demographic data that pertain to three ritual-based forms of OCD in a sample of the adult general population of the greater St. Louis area. Two hundred fifty male and 247 female subjects were administered a structured interview designed to identify the presence of symptoms associated with OCD according to DSM-III… CONTINUE READING

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