Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2016

Disease Severity and Social Adjustment of Patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder from West Bengal

Rima Das

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta, 92, A. P. C. ROAD, Kolkata, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Souvik Raychaudhuri

Associate Professor, Department Of Psychology, University Of Calcutta, 92, A. P. C. Road, Kolkata, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.102/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.102


Obsessive-Compulsive disorder (OCD) is a neuropsychiatric disorder prevalent in population worldwide. In the present study we investigated OCD patients from the state of West Bengal, India. Patients were evaluated for social adjustment using Rosenzweig PF test and severity of OCD using the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS). It was found that patients from urban areas had poor social adjustment compared to those from semirural areas. Rural population fared well in adjustment in spite of disease.

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