| Published: September 25, 2016
Symptom Dimensions and Insight in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
The present study was carried out with the intent of systematically examining insight and its relationship with specific clinical characteristics including symptom dimensions in Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Study was conducted at the symptoms Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, with a 40 OCD patients, who were rated on YBOCS, D, YBOCS and BABS and were divided and analyzed in six symptom dimensions in OCD. Results revealed that the most common dimension was contamination (32.6%) whereas hoarding was least common (3.4%). Better insight correlated significantly with severity across all OCD dimensions except hoarding and sexual/religious dimensions. Significant difference in insight among the symptom dimensions in OCD was seen. Better insight for sexual and aggressive dimensions than for hoarding, symmetry, miscellaneous was observed.
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© 2016, H Kumar, I Ali, Anamika, B Devi
Received: July 12, 2016; Revision Received: August 24, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016