OBJECTIVE: The study sought to explore, whether Obsessive Compulsive Disorder has any relation with birth order-one. METHOD: This a retrospective study from record of twelve hundred and eight patients who attended psychiatric department of Isra University Hospital Hyderabad, out of which 138 were OCD; who were compared with the rest of the population. These were also studied with reference to gender, catchment area and family type. RESULTS: Cases with obsessive compulsive disorder were clustered in birth order-one. Total 44% of OCD patients were found out to be birth order-one as compared to 19.40% of the rest of the psychiatric population. CONCLUSION: Current study supports the hypothesis that in our sample birth order-one is correlated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
|الصفحات (من إلى)
|Journal of the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences
|المعرِّفات الرقمية للأشياء
|Published - 2008
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