Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.



This document provides information on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr David M B Christmas, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee and validated by Dr David Veale, Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma, South London and Maudsley Trust, London.

Published 1 September 2008