Prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder in Turkish university students and assessment of associated factors

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Yoldascan E. , Ozenli Y., Kutlu O., Topal K., Bozkurt A. I.

BMC PSYCHIATRY, vol.9, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-244x-9-40
  • Title of Journal : BMC PSYCHIATRY


Background: Many students who begin university at risky periods for OCD development cannot meet the new challenges successfully. They often seek help and apply to the university health center for psychiatric distress. We aimed to determine the prevalence and associated factors of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) at students of the Cukurova University in this cross sectional study.