Citations : 2789
|Journal Name||ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry (MyCite Report)|
|Total Non-self Citations||12|
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OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA (OCS) REVISITED: A FIVE-YEAR CASE REPORTAuthor(s): Nik Ruzyanei Nik Jaafar*, Marhani Midin*, Jaya Prakash Reddy*
Objective: This is a case report discussing the comorbidity of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and schizophrenia. Such clinical phenomenon merits recognition as a distinct subgroup of schizophrenia with unique challenges and treatment needs.
Method: A case report presenting schizophrenia with preceding obsessive-compulsive disorder over five years.
Results: This report describes the clinical course and treatment challenges of a patient with obsessive compulsive schizophrenia (OCS).
Conclusion: This case illustrates that OCS is a complex disorder with atypical clinical characteristics. In managing this patient, several clinical dilemmas including diagnostic ambiguity, problems with pharmacotherapy and difficulties in his rehabilitation were highlighted.