عنوان مقاله [English]
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the main psychological challenges of current era. This issue explains the necessity of undertaking various and extensive diagnostic and therapeutically investigations on this disorder. In this regard, the accurate assessment of the clinical signs of obsessive - compulsive disorder is a crucial factor to need the most suitable therapeutic outcomes. The main purpose of this research is to compare responses of obsessive – compulsive patients with the ones of normal people, in Obsessive Style Index (OBS) of Rorschach inkblots test. In order to do this 120 people (60 men and 60 women) of 20 – 50 years old people were selected among obsessive – compulsive patients and normal people in Tehran using the accessible sampling method. All of the samples responded to Rorschach inkblots test. The result of chi – square indicated significant differences between of obsessive- compulsive patients and normal people in Obsessive Style Index and its variables, and 68% of obsessive- compulsive patient's protocols were positive. No significant difference was observed between male and female obsessive- compulsive patients in Obsessive Style Index. It seems, according to the findings of this study, the Obsessive Style Index is capable in seperation of obsessive- compulsive patients from normal people in the investigated clinical Iranian samples group and this index can be used as an effective tool for diagnosis of obsessive- compulsive disorder.