The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with OCD

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with OCD

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OCD can make a childa€™s 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 OCDa€”or parents of a child with an OCD diagnosisa€”can 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 lifea€”without 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


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