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Indian J Psychiatry. 2002 Oct-Dec; 44(4): 377–379.
PMCID: PMC2955312

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER:CO-MORBIDITY IN MANIC PHASE OF BIPOLAR AFFECTIVE DISORDER

Abstract

Comorbidity is known to occur among various psychiatric disorders. About the third of the patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder have major depressive disorder and anxiety disorder but coexistence of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder with mania is rare to see. Here we report a case of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder where manic phase was accompanied by obsessions of contamination and pathological doubts along with cleaning rituals and spitting rituals.

Keywords: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, co-morbidity, bipolar affective disorder, mania

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