OCD, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.
The Feeling Thermometer is a key tool in the treatment of OCD in children and the treatment of anxiety. It is a key component in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatment and helps children and adolescents articulate their symptoms and anxiety levels i
Types of OCD - Obsessive compulsive disorder is a serious psychiatric illness that affects millions of people worldwide. People with this disease struggle with intrusive thoughts and sometimes it leads to repetitive compulsive behaviour.
Cognitive therapy is one of the most successful forms of treatment, as traditional psychotherapy has not proven to be as successful. This chart depicts the treatment process within the cognitive therapy program.
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Finding Triggers for Tics: Tourette Syndrome - Many food sensitivities can cause tics. For us, taking out corn and most cane sugar has made a dramatic difference. We use maple syrup and honey instead. Daily cod liver oil/fish oil has also helped.