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Basharpoor S, Molavi , P, Sheikhi S. COMPARISON OF MARITAL SATISFACTION AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN PEOPLE WITH OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER AND OTHER ANXIETY DISORDERS AND NORMAL PEOPLE. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2013; 23 (6) :597-605
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-1566-en.html

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Ardabil University of Medical Science, Ardabil, Iran , basharpoor_sajjad@yahoo.com
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  Background & Aims : the current study was conducted in the order to compare marital satisfaction and quality of life between patients with obsessive compulsive disorder, patients with other anxiety disorders and normal group.

  Materials & Methods : the two 100 member groups comprised of patients with obsessive compulsive disorder and patients with other anxiety disorders, selected of clients that they referred to psychiatry clinic of Fatemi hospital in Ardabil city by accessible sampling method, and one 100 member group of normal people as comparative group, selected randomly, participated in this cross- sectional study. After psychiatric diagnosis, all the groups were tested by questionnaires of obsessive compulsive disorder Enrich marital satisfaction and quality of life. Collected data were analyzed by MANOVA, LSD post hog and independent t tests.

  Results : The results showed that there are no significant differences between OCD and normal groups in marital satisfaction but marital satisfaction in people with other neurotic disorders was significantly lower than other two groups. The results also showed that quality of life in both patients with OCD and other neurotic disorders was significantly lower than normal group. Also compared with people with other neurotic disorders, people with OCD had better quality of life.

  Conclusion : the result of this research showed that obsessive compulsive patients have high marital satisfaction and quality of life in comparison with patients with other anxiety disorders. These results notifies importance of attention to marital satisfaction and quality of life in diagnose and designing of treatment patterns for mentioned disorders.

 

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Received: 2013/03/4

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