Sökning: "obsessive compulsive disorder"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 31 avhandlingar innehållade orden obsessive compulsive disorder.
1. Obsessive-compulsive disorders : Personality traits and disorders, autistic traits and biochemical findings
Sammanfattning : Background: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common disabling mental disorder.Personality disorders are frequent in OCD. Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism share similarities with obsessive-compulsive and schizoid personality disorders and may be referred to as "odd" personality traits. Also compulsions are common in autism. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), with a prevalence of 1-2 %, frequently leads a chronic course. Persons with OCD are often reluctant to seek help and, if they do, their OCD is often missed. This is unfortunate, since active treatment may substantially improve social function and quality of life. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is under investigation for severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) resistant to other therapies. As a crucial part of the anxiety circuit in the brain, the bed nucleus of stria terminalis (BNST) has been proposed as a target for DBS in OCD. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis is to investigate the long-term course and outcome of pediatric OCD following evidence-based treatment of pediatric OCD. Outcome is assessed with regard to severity of OCD symptoms (Studies I-III), psychosocial functioning (Studies I & II), and depressive symptoms (Study II). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : A comprehensive understanding of the emotional mechanisms that motivate the symptoms of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is important for models of the etiology and treatment of the disorder. Existing models have emphasized the central role of fear, but recent research has highlighted that OCD may also be underpinned by incompleteness and disgust. LÄS MER