International Journal of Psychiatry Research

Abstract

The Movement of Hostility During the Course of Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms.

Balta GT, Angelopoulos NV.

The relationship between the changes of obsessive and compulsive symptoms with hostility patterns was examined in seventy three patients. It was found that the changes of both ruminative and compulsive symptoms were more closely associated to extrapunitive changes than to the intropunitive ones. Score changes of compulsive symptoms were more closely related to those of extrapunitiveness than the ruminative symptoms

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