14. Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch14

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • obsessive-compulsive disorder;
  • OCD, emotional disorders in terms of symptomatology/aetiology/prognosis;
  • obsessions, unwanted repetitive or intrusive thoughts;
  • comorbid anxiety/depressive disorders, being secondary to OCD;
  • OCD, and certain resemblances to normal habitual rituals;
  • ritualistic/repetitive behaviours of autistic, differing from OCD;
  • anorexia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive qualities to food/exercise;
  • PANDAS, relatively new, being under controversy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Characteristic features

  • Associated features

  • Differential diagnosis

  • Causation

  • Treatment

  • Prognosis

  • Subject review

  • Further reading