Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: An Underestimated Disorder

Mathias Berger*, Ulrich Voderholzer, Fritz Hohagen

*Corresponding author for this work
2 Citations (Scopus)


This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction: Demand and Supply Resource Consequences of OCD The Aggregate Costs of OCD Economic Evaluation Summary References This chapter also contains the following commentaries: Considering the Full Economic Burden. Authored by Myrna M. Weissman The Economics of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Achieving the Potential Benefit. Authored by Mark Aveline In Search of Data on Costs of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Authored by Gail Steketee Obsessive Slowness in Creating a Cost-effectiveness Evidence Base for Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Authored by Graham Thornicroft Evaluations of Treatments for Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: The Need for Health Economics Input. Authored by Paul McCrone Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: A Psychiatric Disorder in Economic No Man's Land. Authored by Peter Tyrer Not Expensive and Cheap to Treat: New Evidence Leads to Different Conclusions. Authored by Gavin Andrews Economics of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: On Safe Grounds? Authored by Wulf Rössler Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: The Hidden Costs of a Hidden Epidemic. Authored by Luis Salvador-Carulla Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: An Underestimated Disorder Authored by Mathias Berger, Ulrich Voderholzer and Fritz Hohagen

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationObsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Second Edition
Number of pages3
Publication date01.01.2003
ISBN (Print)9780470849668
ISBN (Electronic)9780470861653
Publication statusPublished - 01.01.2003

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)


Dive into the research topics of 'Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: An Underestimated Disorder'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this