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Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences | Volume-8 | Issue-03
A Comparative Study of Neurological Soft Signs in Patients of Schizophrenia and Obcessive Compulsive Disorder
Pirdutt Bansall, Nidhi Gupta
Published: March 13, 2020 | 90 42
Objectives; the objective of this study is to find out the casual relationship of neurological soft signs to schizophrenia and OCD. Methods: The study was initiated after taking approval of the Institute Ethics Committee. A total of 30 schizophrenic patients, 30 OCD patients and 30 controls were included in the study. Their diagnosis were confirmed by consultant and then were administered Neurological Evaluation Scale developed by Robert Buchanan. The accumulated data was then analyzed statistically. Results; This study shows higher prevalence of neurological soft signs in schizophrenia as compared to OCD patients and controls. Conclusion; to ascertain their role in etiogenesis and pathogenesis of schizophrenia and OCD further research is needed.