148: Helping Your Child Confront Their OCD Fears

Science Backed Solutions for Children’s Behavior and Mental Health

Dec 18 2023 • 19 mins

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), a condition known for its relentless fears and compulsions, can be especially daunting for children. These fears, deeply ingrained within their young minds, drive behaviors and rituals that become their coping mechanisms. Understanding and aiding children coping with OCD fears involves delving into a world where these fears are more than mere concerns; they're disruptive forces affecting their daily routines, social interactions, and mental well-being.

From the distressing intensity of these fears to their effects on school, social interactions, and emotional well-being, it is important that we shed light on the unspoken challenges faced by these young individuals. In this episode, we delve into the intricacies of OCD fears in children and discover the crucial ways to provide support and understanding to our children when confronting their OCD fears.

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