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Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety-based disorder from which sufferers develop obsessions and compulsions. Typically, the person with OCD believes something bad will happen if his obsessions and compulsions are not carried out. A child with OCD may wash his hands dozens of times a day or count to 1,000 every time he sees the letter A. With proper treatment and support, … [Read more...] about Can Children Overcome OCD?
Some kids are adventurous, jumping right in to new situations with abandon. Other kids are cautious and first want to know just what they're getting themselves into. You can see this behavior by observing toddlers on the playground. Some climb up the slide and can't wait to go down, while other kids prefer to watch the action first before deciding whether to partake. These … [Read more...] about Helping Children Overcome Fear of the Unfamiliar
Children face fears of different things at various points, usually based on the fear of the unknown. Fear of the dark is a common problem for kids. Not being able to see what is in a dark room scares the child and leaves her imagination to run wild with scary possibilities. Night time naturally brings out this fear in children, potentially causing difficulty at bedtime. Helping … [Read more...] about How to Help Children Overcome a Fear of the Dark
While nighttime should be a time of serene relaxation and renewal, for many children this time for rest is also a time for nightmares. For parents whose children are plagued with nightmares, helping your tiny dreamers deal with these distressing nighttime occurrences can present a challenge. While nothing you can do can prevent your child from experiencing nightmares … [Read more...] about How to Help Children Overcome Fear of Nightmares