6. Subtypes and Spectrum Issues

  1. Joseph Zohar2,3
  1. Eric Hollander,
  2. Steven Poskar and
  3. Adriel Gerard

Published Online: 12 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119941125.ch6

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Hollander, E., Poskar, S. and Gerard, A. (2012) Subtypes and Spectrum Issues, in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice (ed J. Zohar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119941125.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Psychiatry Department A, Division of Psychiatry, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

  2. 3

    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Author Information

  1. Montefiore Medical Center, University Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470711255

Online ISBN: 9781119941125

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Keywords:

  • clinical spotlights, subtypes and spectrum issues;
  • obsessive-compulsive spectrum;
  • putative OSCDs, into three distinct clusters;
  • OSCD obsessions in third cluster disorders, differing from OCD;
  • OCSDs, compulsive and impulsive features;
  • compulsivity and impulsivity, orthogonal factors contributing to disorders;
  • OCSDs four subtypes, repetitive, with hoarding as a unique subtype;
  • higher-order repetitive behaviours, cognitively mediated;
  • DSM-5 approach to OCSDs endophenotyping grids;
  • dimensional approach to OCD heterogeneity, and subtyping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The obsessive-compulsive spectrum

  • OCD subtypes: understanding the heterogeneity of OCD

  • Conclusion

  • References