Les Troubles obsessionnels-compulsifs

Translated title of the contribution: Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

M Desseilles, G Mikolajczak, C Devue, A Muselle, C Debabèche

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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a frequent and disabling psychic illness. Along psychiatric history, several etiological models have been successively hypothesized to explain the obsessive compulsive symptoms from a psychological, behavioural or biological point of view. This review aims at presenting OCD etiological models as well as describing OCD clinical and therapeutic aspects.
Translated title of the contributionObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)39-37
Number of pages9
JournalActa Psychiatrica Belgica
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • Age Factors
  • Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic
  • Belgium
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Humans
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Prevalence
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
  • Risk Factors
  • Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
  • Severity of Illness Index

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