OCD

Help for Anxious Children with OCD: Ten Turtles on Tuesday

April 29, 2014

Millions of people suffer from OCD, with symptoms often showing up in childhood. Help your child cope with a new book by school psychologist Ellen Flanagan Burns that tells the story of a girl who overcame her obsessions and compulsions.
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Being A Mom with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

September 20, 2013

When you have OCD, your mind is constantly overwhelmed with anxious thoughts and worries. Can you imagine what it would be like to be a mother and deal with OCD? Read this article to find out more about a woman who balances motherhood with her struggle against OCD.
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Does Your Child Have ADHD, or Could It Be OCD?

August 14, 2013

ADHD diagnoses are becoming more common in children around the country. While the new awareness we have of the condition in children is good, it can be harmful to assume that ADHD is the problem without proper diagnosis and testing. Read about ADHD versus OCD in kids.
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Mayo Clinic Program Treats Child, Teen Anxiety

May 30, 2013

Parents of an anxious child or teen have a responsibility to find the best care for their son or daughter. Leaving an anxiety disorder untreated can lead to a number of problems in adulthood, so it's important to address the condition as early as possible. Read how Mayo Clinic is helping anxious children and adolescents here.
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The Parents Guide on What to Expect in Family Therapy

April 24, 2013

Family therapy can be highly effective for helping your anxious child and entire family live more harmoniously. Our guide points out what to expect, how it can help and tips on preparing your child (and yourself!) for your first family therapy session.
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How Gaming Affects Your Anxious Child’s Brain

March 8, 2013

Gaming is a way of life for some kids, but that way of life can be a horrible one for your anxious child unless you're fully aware of gaming's negative effects and how you can turn all that negative into positive. Read on to learn more.
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6 Ways Science Shows Nutrition Can Help Child Anxiety

March 6, 2013

Groundbreaking research proves that what children with anxiety eat impacts their ability to cope with stress in a positive way. Learn 6 ways science shows nutrition can help child anxiety.
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Why Your Anxious Child Should Start Journaling and How to Get Them Started Today

February 23, 2013

Putting a pen to paper can do much more than create a comprehensive grocery list. The practice of journaling can help your anxious child cope with whatever is adding to anxiety. Check out what research has to say about journaling's benefits and find out how to help your anxious child get started with it.
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Cyberbullying and Your Anxious Child: Part 3 of 3

February 15, 2013

Cell phones, computers and instant messaging can make our lives easier, but they can also make it more dangerous for anxious children who become victims of cyberbullyiing. Check out what parents can do to protect their children in the third part of our bullying series.
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School Bullying and Your Anxious Child: Part 2 of 3

February 14, 2013

If your anxious child refuses to go to school, you may have a bully to blame. Check out what parents need to know about school bullying in part 2 of our three-part series on bullying and your anxious child.
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