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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Many children cling to rituals and routines, or have unusual and disturbing thoughts. To some degree, these can be normal parts of childhood. But for some children, these compulsions and obsessions can get in the way of healthy functioning. How can you tell if your child's behavior is normal, or a sign of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? These sites can help you find the answer.
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First Five Things to Do After Your Child Is Diagnosed with OCD
A handful of easy, quick suggestions to help you get a fast start on helping your child diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Before You Look for Information on OCD
Start with these recommended resources for finding facts, strategies, and advice on parenting children with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Preparing the School for Your Child with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
School can be a difficult place for children with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- socially, emotionally and academically. Let the school know what your child needs to be safe with these tips and printouts.

What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?
A definition of OCD, with a link to more information.

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