We all feel anxiety from time to time, which is a normal part of our mind and body. But sometimes anxiety can get out of hand, yes anxiety is a normal function that kicks in when our body and mind feels threatened by something, but teens have a tendency to take that anxiety even further. That is called teen anxiety disorder, it is no different than anxiety disorder for older people with one exception, it can be cured easier.
Although children as young as 5 can be diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), few research studies have looked at treatments specifically geared toward young children with this disorder. Now, a new study from the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center provides some of the first evidence-based data on a successful intervention for early childhood OCD. According [...]
The typical OCD sufferer performs tasks (or compulsions) to seek relief from obsession-related anxiety. To others, these tasks may appear odd and unnecessary. But for the sufferer, such tasks can feel critically important, and must be performed in particular ways to ward off dire consequences and to stop the stress from building up. Examples of [...]