نوع مقاله : Original Article(s)
1 استادیار، مرکز تحقیقات علوم رفتاری، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
2 پزشک عمومی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامینجف آباد، اصفهان، ایران
3 کارشناس ارشد روانشناسی، مرکز تحقیقات علوم رفتاری، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
4 متخصص پوست، بیمارستان شریعتی، سازمان تأمین اجتماعی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: Dermatologic manifestation along the obsessive -Compulsive disorder (OCD) has been reported in some studies. The Present study is done in order to determine the prevalence and severity of OCD and to investigate the relation between OCD and some demographic and dermatologic variables in eczematous patients.
Methods: This study is a cross-sectional and descriptive–analytic study in which 150 eczematous patients diagnosed by a dermatologist in Shariati Hospital of Isfahan were tested by the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale. Considering the scores, the patients were divided into two groups of OCD and non-OCD. Two groups were compared regarding the demographic variables and dermatologic symptoms.
Finding: Mean age of studied people was 39.1 ± 15.9 years of which 59.3% were women. The average time of having eczema was 21.1 ± 48.9 months. 38 patients (25.3%) were afflicted with OCD. All the OCD patients were female and considerably younger than the non-OCD patients (P < 0.05). The duration and severity of eczema was not different between the OCD and non OCD patients (P < 0.05). Severity of OCD was related reversely to the number of involved areas and directly to the duration of eczema (P < 0.05). There was no relation between the severity of OCD and eczema (P