Schizo-Obsessive Disorder

Schizo-Obsessive Disorder

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This is the first book to address the clinical and neurobiological interface between schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). There is growing evidence that obsessive-compulsive symptoms in schizophrenia are prevalent, persistent and characterized by a distinct pattern of familial inheritance, neurocognitive deficits and brain activation. This text provides guidelines for differential diagnosis of schizophrenic patients with obsessive-compulsive symptoms, and patients with primary OCD alongside poor insight, psychotic features or schizotypal personality. Written by a leading expert in the coexistence of obsessive-compulsive and schizophrenic phenomena, Schizo-Obsessive Disorder uses numerous case studies to present diagnostic guidelines and to describe a recommended treatment algorithm, demystifying this complex disorder and aiding its effective management. The book is essential reading for psychiatrists, neurologists and the wider range of multidisciplinary mental health practitioners.(2007) South Africa N: 70; inpatients MINI 4.3% Ndetie et al. ... (2011) Turkey N: 184; outpatients SCID; DSMa€”IV 17%; OCS : 17.6% Adolescent schizophrenia Nechmad et al. ... Comprehensive Assessment of Symptoms and History Schedule; MOCI, Maudsley Obsessivea€”Compulsive Inventory; DIGS, Diagnostic Interviewanbsp;...

Title:Schizo-Obsessive Disorder
Author:Michael Poyurovsky
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2013-01-17


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