The mediating role of depressive symptom severity in the relationship between obsessive-compulsive disorder and quality of life

Soon Li Lee, Cai Lian Tam, Beng Kah Song, Tina Ting Xiang Neik

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    Abstract

    The present study investigated the mediating role of depressive symptom severity in the relationship betweenOCD severity and quality of life (QoL) with Malaysian sample. A total of 126 Malaysians were required tocomplete the questionnaires given, which measure for different aspects of QoL, OCD and depression severity.The results revealed that depression severity and OCD severity were positively correlated. OCD severity wasnegatively correlated with physical functioning, emotional well-being, social functioning and general health. Inaddition, depression severity mediated the relationship between OCD severity and emotional well-being andsocial functioning.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)97 - 102
    Number of pages6
    JournalAsian Social Science
    Volume11
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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