Obsessive-compulsive disorder: defining the phenotype.

TitleObsessive-compulsive disorder: defining the phenotype.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsNestadt G, Samuels JF, Riddle MA, Bienvenu JO, Liang K-Y, Grados MA, Cullen B
JournalThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
Volume63 Suppl 6
Date Published2002

Characterizing the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) phenotype is important for treatment and etiologic studies. This article describes a family-study approach for identifying the spectrum of conditions related to OCD and subtyping OCD cases into homogeneous subtypes.

Alternate JournalJ Clin Psychiatry