How to Deal with Anxiety Disorders in Children

How to deal with anxiety disorders in children

Little Timmy, aged seven, is your average Grade 2 student. He loves reading storybooks, and he spends most of his free time drawing his favorite superhero. He dreams of becoming an international baseball star someday and is a member of his school’s Little Leaguers Baseball Club. He is also a born leader, and every teacher adores him very much.

However, Timmy is also a strange case. He has this tendency of clinging tightly to his mother’s legs before entering his classroom. He always demands having his mother near him, where he can see her while he attends his class. He is always hysterical when he cannot see his mother. He refuses to go camping with the other members of the baseball club, and before going to sleep, he requires having his mother with him.

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Are there any preventive measures to protect your kids from OCD ?… Try these 5 tips.

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The biggest concern for any parent, about their kids, is to keep them perfectly healthy. Especially, the parent who had OCD, certainly knows how miserable is life, living with OCD. Since OCD in children can’t be identified easily, as in adults, it needs much patience and skill.

So,are there any preventive measures to protect your kid from OCD ?

Till now, there is no preventive method is discovered for OCD. hope, we may have some solution in near future. Here In this post, these suggestions help you in early detection of OCD and prevent worsening of those symptoms.

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How To understand The Ocd symptoms in children

A huge number of parents are concerned regarding the ocd symptoms in children. Most of the times parents do not realise that their kids are suffering from OCD.

The number of kids suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ( OCD ) is equal to the number suffering from diabetes worldwide. But unfortunately, many people can recognize and understand the symptoms of Diabetes, but very few know about OCD. (I feel , it is better to suffer from  Diabetes rather than OCD.)

ocd symptoms in children

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The biggest problem with OCD is sufferers do not know they are the victims of OCD, and it can be cured. This ignorance is clearly seen in kids especially.  In the beginning of OCD, when the symptoms like washing, checking, counting, arranging everything in symmetry appear, the kids believe these are quite natural in every one, but gradually when these rituals increase in number, they feel they are not like other kids. They feel something is abnormal with them. When they try to stop performing these compulsions,  OCD doesn’t leave them so easily and ultimtely they start feeling ashamed and begin to hide their rituals.

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can meditation cure OCD ?

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Most of us believe meditation has a positive impact on our lives. However we may disagree on the extent of it’s influence. Now,here the question is ” does meditation do any good to OCD sufferers”

and I can say ”  YES 

OCD is disorder in which a person has to go through unbearable sufferings. Most of these sufferings arise from the unwanted, uninvited thoughts that come again and again.

One Thing  :

OCD is a disorder,  very few people can understand the sufferer’s pain.

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