2005 issue 2


Volume 21, issue 2


Spectrum obsessive-compulsive disorder and spectrum impulse control disorders. The role of aggression in both groups of disorders

Jolanta Rabe-Jabłońska1
1. Katedra Psychiatrii Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Łodzi Klinika Zaburzeń Afektywnych i Psychiatrii Młodzieżowej
Farmakoterapia w Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2005, 2, 103-112
Keywords: spectrum obsessive-compulsive disorder, spectrum impulse control disorder, aggression


In article was presented characteristic features of mental disorders from spectrum obsessive compulsive disorder and spectrum impulse control disorders. Author underlined frequent occurrence of various forms of aggression (auto aggression, and verbal, as well as aggressive behavior in the presence of other people) in patients with these diagnosis, and coincidence some of these disorders as well as similar effects of treatment with similar psychotropic drugs.