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By Mario Maj, Norman Sartorius, Ahmed Okasha, Joseph Zohar

Obsessive-compulsive sickness is among the psychiatric ailment for which most important growth has been made at the final two decades referring to pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic interventions. a couple of reviews have proven that OCD is way extra common than formerly inspiration, happening in an predicted 20f the grownup inhabitants all over the world. a major discrepancy nonetheless exists among learn facts and medical perform and an replace of this facts and a world debate on it, as supplied by means of this quantity, is lengthy past due. This revised version presents very important details on a significantly underdiagnosed .

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L. (1995) A comparison of the structured clinical interview for DSM III-R and clinical diagnoses. J. Nerv. Ment. , 183: 363±369. 5. Rothenberg A. (1986) Eating disorder as a modern obsessive-compulsive syndrome. Psychiatry, 49: 45±53. 3 Subtypes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? Mark A. Riddle1 Prof. Okasha has provided a thoughtful and comprehensive overview regarding the phenomenology and diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He notes the importance of identifying meaningful subtypes of OCD, which is the topic of this commentary.

L. (1995) A comparison of the structured clinical interview for DSM III-R and clinical diagnoses. J. Nerv. Ment. , 183: 363±369. 5. Rothenberg A. (1986) Eating disorder as a modern obsessive-compulsive syndrome. Psychiatry, 49: 45±53. 3 Subtypes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? Mark A. Riddle1 Prof. Okasha has provided a thoughtful and comprehensive overview regarding the phenomenology and diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He notes the importance of identifying meaningful subtypes of OCD, which is the topic of this commentary.

The 1 Department of Psychiatry, Athens University, Eginition Hospital, 72±74 Vas. , 115 28 Athens, Greece. DIAGNOSIS OF OCD: COMMENTARIES 35 degree of insight, is of crucial importance in the diagnosis and treatment of OCD and related disorders. From a categorical point of view, we may simply state that the insight is either present (indisputable OCD cases) or absent (indisputable delusional cases). However, things do not work that way clinically. e. it fluctuates depending on the patient's emotional state and proximity to an anxiety-provoking situation.

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