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spectrum disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorder comprises a hypothesized spectrum of psychiatric and medical disorders thought to be related to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Many of these disorders overlap with OCD in symptomatic profile, demographics, family history, neurobiology, comorbidity, clinical course and response to various pharmacotherapies.

Proposed OCD spectrum disorders

Eating Disorder

Pathological Gambling

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Autism

Trichotillomania

Dermatillomania

Compulsive buying disorder

Kleptomania

Hypochondriasis

Depersonalisation

Sydenham's chorea

Torticollis

Tourette syndrome

Sexual addiction

Self injurious behaviour

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