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Compulsive rituals by proxy

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Dushad Ram ,

JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka, IN
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Arun Kumar

JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka, IN
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Abstract

The impact of obsessive compulsive disorder on family members is often overlooked. Family may take part in the performance of rituals to assist a relative with obsessive compulsive disorder. In this case report of compulsive ritual by proxy, a 35 year old female substituted her husband to carry out her compulsive rituals.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v5i2.7493

SL J Psychiatry 2014; 5(2) 29-31

How to Cite: Ram, D. & Kumar, A., (2014). Compulsive rituals by proxy. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry. 5(2), pp.29–31. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v5i2.7493
Published on 21 Dec 2014.
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