Childhood Obsessive-compulsive disorders
Childhood Obsessive-compulsive disorders may be caused by dysfunction of basal ganglia, striatum, the orbitofrontal cortex and the cingulate cortex; disturbance of serotonin neurotransmission, autoimmune response to Group A streptococcal infection.
Childhood Obsessive-compulsive disorders may be accompanied by late onset, anxiety or distress, recurrent and persistent thoughts, impulses, or images, tendency to haggle over small details, behaviours or mental acts are aimed at preventing or reducing distress, attempts to ignore or suppress such thoughts, impulses, or images, or to neutralize them with some other thought or action. These features might be co-morbid condition to anxiety or depressive disorder.
Counselling, education for parents, reduction of stress, stressors, treatment of primary disorder, ERP specific technique, exposure and ritual prevention/ response prevention, Cognitive behavioural therapy, Psychodynamic psychotherapy are recommended. If you have child related issues counselling and psychotherapy may be provided via Skype and FaceTime in the comfort of your home, office or any place of your choice.