Significant linkage to compulsive hoarding on chromosome 14 in families with obsessive-compulsive disorder: results from the OCD Collaborative Genetics Study.

TitleSignificant linkage to compulsive hoarding on chromosome 14 in families with obsessive-compulsive disorder: results from the OCD Collaborative Genetics Study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsSamuels J, Shugart YY, Grados MA, Willour VL, Bienvenu JO, Greenberg BD, Knowles JA, McCracken JT, Rauch SL, Murphy DL, Wang Y, Pinto A, Fyer AJ, Piacentini J, Pauls DL, Cullen B, Rasmussen SA, Hoehn-Saric R, Valle D, Liang K-Y, Riddle MA, Nestadt G
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume164
Issue3
Pagination493-9
Date Published2007 Mar
Abstract

Individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who have compulsive hoarding behavior are clinically different from other OCD-affected individuals. The objective of this study was to determine whether there are chromosomal regions specifically linked to compulsive hoarding behavior in families with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

DOI10.1007/s11832-007-0006-8
Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry