in Children & Teens Resources
for parents of children and teenagers with OCD, obsessive compulsive disorder.
My reviews of the best books for parents and children about OCD and treatment.
OCD Gift Store
Light-hearted gifts related to OCD. OCD slogans on mousepads, t-shirts,
caps, mugs and more
Support Groups: OCD in Children
Support forums for parents of children with OCD.
Not-for-profit organization of people with obsessive compulsive disorder
(OCD) and related disorders, their families, friends, and professionals.
Provides newsletter, yearly conference, professional training, publications,
and other activities.
This is neat! Online questionaires for OCD from the Anxiety Disorders
Association of America. Based upon an older version of the Y-BOCS and
the DSMMR diagnostics. Could easily be modified for children.
Disorders in Children: A Test for Parents
Also from the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, online questionaire
for parents who suspect their children have an anxiety disorder.
Disorder in Children and in Teens
Long discussion of OCD in children and teens, including behavior at home,
school, and in the doctor's office. Detailed treatment options are also
discussed for home and school. From the School Psychiatry Program, Massachusetts
Medication for Children
Overview of medications used to treat children with OCD, from the OCF.
Newsletter and articles on OCD and anxiety in children, at home and at
school, on the Worry Wise Kids site from the Children's Center for OCD
and anxiety from author and director Tamar Chansky and psychologist Lynne
Behavior in Children
Common behaviors, signs and symptoms of OCD in children, in this article
from Kids Health. See also OCD