feliz
feliz
  • Users Online: 4104
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE SERIES
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 51-54

Unusual manifestations of obsessive-compulsive disorder


Department of Psychiatry, Global Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Jalpa Prajesh Bhuta
211E, 103, Dinesh Mahal, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Matunga East, Mumbai - 400 019, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/aip.aip_19_18

Rights and Permissions

There is limited literature on the atypical or the unusual manifestations of obsessive-compulsive disorder. In this case series, three cases are presented, with special emphasis on the atypicality of their clinical presentation. Each case is unique and attempts to give a different perspective on the dilemmas faced by the treating psychiatrist. Many times, such cases are mistakenly diagnosed with psychosis, and they get wrongly treated for months to years, leading to immense suffering, and chronicity of the illness. Often, such cases may go to different other specialties and end up with mismanagement, with no alleviation of the patient's complaints. With increased awareness, the clinician will be better armed to persist along different lines of inquiry, and get adequate information, to reach the accurate diagnosis. This case series aims to give some such examples of not-so-common symptoms which may prove useful in our regular practice.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed3124    
    Printed132    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded216    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal