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| Published: September 25, 2016

A Study on Patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder from Urban, Semi-Rural and Rural Areas of West Bengal

Rima Das

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Souvik Raychaudhuri

Associate Professor , Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.086/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.086

ABSTRACT

Obsessive-Compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disorder prevalent in population across the world including India. In the present study we investigated OCD patients from Urban, Semi- rural and rural population in the state of West Bengal, India. Patients were evaluated for severity of OCD using the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS) and Socio-Economic status using standard Indian scale. No positive correlation was found between the socio-economic status and severity of OCD.

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Rima Das @ rima.p.shil@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.086/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.086

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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