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Differentialdiagnostik ved tvangsfænomener


Lena Engelund Holm1, Lennart Jansson2 & Julie Nordgaard3

1) Psykiatrisk Center Sct. Hans, Region Hovedstadens Psykiatri, 2) Psykiatrisk Center Glostrup, Region Hovedstadens Psykiatri, 3) Psykiatrisk Center Amager, Region Hovedstadens Psykiatri

Ugeskr Læger 2020;182:V03200167

UgeskrLæger 2020;182:V03200167
Differential diagnosis in obsessive-compulsive disorder

Lena Engelund Holm, Lennart Jansson & Julie Nordgaard

Ugeskr Læger 2020;182:V03200167

Obsessive-compulsive-like symptomatology may be present in various psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia. This has been described since Kraepelin and Bleuler. In this review, we draw attention to the often ignored notion of pseudo-obsession. The concept can add to the distinction between true obsession in OCD and related psychopathological phenomena in the schizophrenia spectrum disorders and improve diagnostic practice. The recent changes in the diagnostic manuals have made this distinction more difficult by allowing a lack of insight and delusional beliefs in the diagnostic criteria for OCD.

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