Compr Psychiatry. 1994 Mar-Apr;35(2):145-8.
Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City.
The lifetime prevalence of eating disorders and pathologic gambling was assessed in first-degree relatives of subjects with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and well controls. There were no significant differences between the groups. The authors conclude that eating disorder and pathologic gambling have no familial relationship to OCD.