[Obsessive-compulsive disorder in girls with eating disorders].Psychiatr Pol. 1996 Mar-Apr; 30(2):187-200.PP
30 girls aged 13-19 who met criteria DSM-IV for anorexia nervosa were investigated by using a semistructured diagnostic interview assessing general psychopathology as well as anorectic and bulimic behavior, The Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale. The Eating Disorder Inventory, The Anxiety Hamilton Scale, The Depression Hamilton Scale. The comparison group consisted of 30 healthy girls aged 13-19. 1/3 of the girls with anorexia nervosa met the DSM-IV criteria for OCD, 1/10 subjects had OCD and depressive disorder. The comorbidity of eating disorder and OCD or OCD and depressive disorder worsened the course of anorexia nervosa and prognosis.