Treatment for children with OCD, or obsessive compulsive disorder, varies but includes various medications and treatments, reports CNN. Doctors use antidepressants, antipsychotics, ADHD medications and sometimes a mixtur... More »

Reducing sugars and simple carbohydrates, while instead eating whole grain, natural foods is one way to treat obsessive compulsive disorder at home, according to the Association for Comprehensive Neurotherapy. It is help... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

To identify obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, symptoms in children, a person should observe the child's behavior and see if the child has any obsessions dealing with contamination, avoiding harm, needing symmetry, d... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a behavioral and brain disorder characterized by compulsive behaviors and obsessive thoughts that interfere with daily functioning, explains the International OCD Foundation. The... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

Symptoms of OCD, or obsessive compulsive disorder, do not typically differ for men and women and primarily include feelings of anxiety, explains WebMD. People with OCD exhibit obsessive thoughts that include fear of dirt... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is an anxiety disorder in which sufferers become obsessed with things like personal safety, grooming and cleanliness, notes the National Institute of Mental Health. People with OCD ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

Treatment options for OCD primarily include psychotherapy and medication, according to Mayo Clinic. Treatment is generally most beneficial when psychotherapy and medication are combined. OCD may not be cured by treatment... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health