Co-morbidity of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder and Other Anxiety Disorders with Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders

Praharaj, SK (2015) Co-morbidity of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder and Other Anxiety Disorders with Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders. East Asian Arch Psychiatry, 25 (2). pp. 58-63.

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Abstract

Objective: To assess the co-morbidity of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders in child and adolescent mood disorders.Methods: A total of 100 patients aged < 18 years with mood disorders according to the DSM-IV-TR were screened for OCD and other anxiety disorders using Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children–Present and Lifetime version.Results: The prevalence of co-morbid anxiety disorders was 22%; OCD was present in 4%, and subthreshold obsessive-compulsive symptoms were present in 2%. Among others, 8% had panic disorder,7% had generalised anxiety disorder, 3% had separation anxiety disorder, and 1% had social phobia; multiple anxiety disorders were present in 3% of patients.Conclusion: Co-morbid anxiety disorder was found in one-fifth of children and adolescents with mood disorder.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anxiety disorders; Bipolar disorder; Child; Comorbidity; Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2016 09:16
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2016 09:16
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/145290

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