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Phenomenology

Dan J. Stein and Naomi A. Fineberg

in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199204601
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606917 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204601.003.0002

Series: Oxf Psychiatry Library Series Paper

Phenomenology

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• OCD is a common lifespan illness that causes substantial suffering • Patients tend to hide symptoms and OCD is frequently overlooked by health professionals • Factor analyses consistently identify particular symptom clusters in OCD • Direct enquiry about OCD can help accurately identify the illness • Measures for screening, diagnosis, and assessing OCD symptom severity are available

Chapter.  3448 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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