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Ygor Arzeno Ferrão, Ph.D

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Clinical Medical Department - Psychiatry - Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA) - Rua Sarmento Leite, 245 - Porto Alegre - RS - Brazil - CEP 90050-170

 

Biography

Ygor Arzeno Ferrão shares a CNPq Productivity Award. He holds a medical degree from UFCSPA (1994), a residency in Psychiatry (UFCSPA-1997), an MsC in Clinical Medicine (UFRGS-2000) and a PhD in Psychiatry (USP-2004). He is currently a Psychiatry professor at UFCSPA, Coordinator of the Rede de Pesquisa em Transtornos do Espectro Obsessivo-Compuslivo (ReTOC)[Research network on Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders]. He also performs private clinical practice.

 

Reasearch Interest

He has experience in the area of Psychiatry, with emphasis on anxiety and depression. His research area includes the following topics: anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, impulse control disorders and depressive disorders and symptoms, as well as  psychopathology and clinical research in Psychiatry.

 

Most Relevant Publications

  1. The Dimensional Yale–Brown Obsessive–Compulsive Scale (DY-BOCS): an instrument for assessing obsessive–compulsive symptom dimensions
  2. Should an obsessive–compulsive spectrum grouping of disorders be included in DSM‐V?
  3. Clinical features associated to refractory obsessive–compulsive disorder
  4. Obsessive–compulsive disorder: influence of age at onset on comorbidity patterns
  5. Clinical features associated with treatment response in obsessive-compulsive disorder
  6. Suicidality in obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence and relation to symptom dimensions and comorbid conditions
  7. Tourette's syndrome, trichotillomania, and obsessive–compulsive disorder: how closely are they related?
  8. The Brazilian Research Consortium on Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders: recruitment, assessment instruments, methods for the development of multicenter collaborative studies and preliminary results
  9. Sensory phenomena associated with repetitive behaviors in obsessive-compulsive disorder: an exploratory study of 1001 patients
  10. Impulsivity and compulsivity in patients with trichotillomania or skin picking compared with patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder

 

 


 


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