OCD can make a childas life difficult, turning simple tasks like homework and chores into almost impossible challenges. A child with OCD may feel stressed, worried, and even inadequate. Parents who suspect their child is suffering from OCDaor parents of a child with an OCD diagnosisacan now rest. This helpful guide helps parents with many issues: recognize symptoms; get an accurate diagnosis; find the right doctor and therapist; develop strategies for tackling schoolwork; and decide on the right treatment. Parents will learn how to talk to a child about OCD and devise coping strategies for school, sports, friendships, and other everyday situations. Children with OCD can learn how to enjoy lifeawithout all the worry!Pediatrician, psychiatrist, or other medical doctor (M.D. or D.O.) Psychiatric nurse practitioner or psychiatric intern or resident ... The criteria for a diagnosis of OCD are set forth in a book called the DSM-IV, or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. ... stress disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) are given a code consisting of three to five letters and numbers.
|Title||:||The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with OCD|
|Author||:||Stephen Martin, Victoria Costello|
|Publisher||:||Everything Books - 2008-08-17|