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Neurological factors in obsessive compulsive disorder. Two case reports and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3779297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two patients are described in whom an obsessive-compulsive disorder began just after the onset of epilepsy. Neurological factors in OCD are then reviewed, and clinical reports of patients with OCD and co-existing brain pathology, EEG abnormalities, CT scan changes and electrical stimulation of the brain discussed. It is concluded that neurological factors are present in only a minority of cases of OCD. Successful behavioural treatment is independent of such factors.
P A Kettl; I M Marks
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0007-1250     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1986 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-30     Completed Date:  1986-12-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342367     Medline TA:  Br J Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Birth Injuries / complications
Craniocerebral Trauma / complications
Diabetes Insipidus / complications
Encephalitis / complications
Epilepsy / complications*
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Parkinson Disease / complications
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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