100 Questions & Answers About Your Child's Obsessive by Josiane Cobert

By Josiane Cobert

Obsessive Compulsive affliction (OCD) could be a devastating challenge not only for kids but in addition for fogeys, households, and buddies. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Your kid's Obsessive Compulsive affliction is a undemanding consultant that may improve your wisdom of the affliction and resolution your questions about analysis, reason, therapy, and analysis for kids with OCD. Written by way of a professional psychologist, besides contributions from real mom and dad, this e-book is a wonderful source for studying and dealing with the clinical and emotional results on a baby with OCD.

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100 Q&A About Your child’s ocd 34. This has been a very difficult time with our son who appears to have OCD. My husband and I feel he needs to be seen and treated. Where do we go? What do we do now? Most parents are concerned about their child’s emotional health or their behavior, but they do not know where to find help. You can start by talking to friends, family members, your spiritual counselor, your child’s school counselor, your child’s pediatrician, or a family physician. Be cautious about using Yellow Pages phone directories as the only source of information or referral.

Education of the child and family: Education is crucial because it will help children and families learn how best to manage OCD and will help prevent its complications. 2. Psychotherapy: Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is the key element for most children and adolescents with OCD (See Question 46). 3. Medication: Medication using a serotonin reuptake inhibitor is helpful for many patients. These three components of treatment will generally play out in two stages: 1. Acute treatment: This stage is aimed at ending the current episode of OCD.

This disagreement often produces tension in the couple. A clever child may then play one parent against the other for his or her own advantage. Many children, feeling embarrassed by their symptoms, successfully hide them from their peers and teachers but cannot hide them at home when they are more tired and less in control of their behaviors. 46 Having a child with a chronic illness is difficult to handle, and you will need all the support you can get—both familial and professional—to achieve positive results.

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