Is obsessive-compulsive disorder a pathology of the human disposition to perform socially meaningful rituals? Evidence of similar content

The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol/Iss. 185 Published In Pages: 211-222
By Fiske, Alan Page, Haslam, Nick


"OCD features differentiate rituals from control activities better than features of other psychopathologies" (215).


Results were also broken down by region and found to significantly support predictions.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Analysis of varianceSupportedp<.001UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Activity Type (ritual, Work, Other)AssociationLabor And Leisure, Ritual
Feature Type (ocd Vs. Non-ocd)AssociationNONE
Occurance ProbabilityAssociationNONE