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EPA-0544 - Dementia in Patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 April 2020

C. Gonzalez Macias
Affiliation:
Psiquiatria, Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Huelva, Spain
R. Alonso Diaz
Affiliation:
Psiquiatria, Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Huelva, Spain
M. Gordillo Montaño
Affiliation:
Psiquiatria, Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Huelva, Spain
S. Fuentes Marquez
Affiliation:
Psiquiatria, Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Huelva, Spain
M. Ramirez Dominguez
Affiliation:
Psiquiatria, Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Huelva, Spain
B. Romero Blanco
Affiliation:
Psiquiatria, Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Huelva, Spain
L. Hernandez Gonzalez
Affiliation:
Psiquiatria, Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Huelva, Spain
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Abstract

Introduction:

Despite the high prevalence of obsessive-compulsive symptoms located around 2-3% of the population, there continue to be cases where the characteristics of the patient or the circumstances of their environment, they fall short queries mental health or when they do not for the disorder itself, but for another reason obsessional symptoms worsen.

Objectives:

Expose using clinical case, the existence of patients with obsessive pathology whose characteristics do not seek mental health consultation, until this is associated with a new disease that interferes significantly in vital organization.

Results:

We report the case of a man of 88 years old, married at 60, was admitted to the psychiatric consultation at the request of his wife 29 years his junior, for behavioral disorders several years of evolution and history of obsessive symptoms compulsive, which did not interfere with their daily lives by the lack of insight and poor social environment

Conclusions:

OCD is included in anxiety disorders.

It is characterized by the presence of obsessions and compulsions that interfere with personal, work and / or patient's social.

There are cases that own personality traits of the patient, this disorder is not diagnosed early and choose to go only when associated with worsening cognitive impairment rituals and interfere with family life.

Type
P18 - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Copyright
Copyright © European Psychiatric Association 2014

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References

1.Vallejo, J.Menchón, JM.Alonso, MP.Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Vallejo, J.Leal, C.eds. Treaty of psychiatry Treaty of psychiatry. Vol 1. Reprint of 2nd edition 2008 Editorial MarbanFrom 1278 to 1303Google Scholar
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