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Børne- og Ungdomspsykiatrisk Afdeling står for behandlingen af OCD hos børn og unge i Region Midtjylland.


Om diagnosen

What is OCD in children and adolescents?

Compulsive thoughts

Compulsive actions


Årsag

Why do some children and young people get OCD?

Heredity

Social and psychological factors


Hvad sker der i hjernen?

What happens in the brain of someone who has OCD?


Symptomer

How do compulsive symptoms start?

Social isolation

Anxiety about illness and death

Checking-behaviour

Mental rituals

Compulsive actions involving symmetry or accuracy

“Save the symptoms up for later"

What symptoms are usually evident at home?

What symptoms are usually evident at school?

Involvement of the parents in the rituals


Hvordan stilles diagnosen?

How is OCD diagnosed?


Om behandlingen

Psychoeducation and stress relief

Cognitive behavioural therapy

Treatment with medication


Gode råd

What can you do yourself if you are a young person with OCD?

What can you as parents, do?

Advice for parents

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