Title: Patient-reported outcomes in obsessive-compulsive disorder
year: 2014
Journal: Dialogues Clin Neurosci
Volume: 16
Issue: 2
Pages: 239-54
Epubdate: 26/08/2014
date: Jun
Alternate Journal: Dialogues in clinical neuroscience
ISSN: 1294-8322
PMCID: PMC4140516
Accession Number: 25152661
Abstract: The purpose of the article was to provide an overview of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and related measures that have been examined in the context of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The current review focused on patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) that evaluated three broad outcome domains: functioning, health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and OCD-related symptoms. The present review ultimately included a total of 155 unique articles and 22 PROMs. An examination of the PROs revealed that OCD patients tend to suffer from significant functional disability, and report lower HRQoL than controls. OCD patients report greater symptom severity than patients with other mental disorders and evidence indicates that PROMs are sensitive to change and may be even better than clinician-rated measures at predicting treatment outcomes. Nonetheless, it should be noted that the measures reviewed lacked patient input in their development. Future research on PROMs must involve patient perspectives and include rigorous psychometric evaluation of these measures.
Notes: 1958-5969
Subramaniam, Mythily
Soh, Pauline
Ong, Clarissa
Esmond Seow, Lee Seng
Picco, Louisa
Vaingankar, Janhavi Ajit
Chong, Siow Ann
Journal Article
Review
France
Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2014 Jun
16(2):239-54.
URI: https://open-access.imh.com.sg/handle/123456789/4755
Authors Address: Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore.
Translated author: NLM
Translated title: eng
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