What Are the Symptoms of OCD in Children?

Q:
What are the symptoms of OCD in children?

A:
OCD is the abbreviated form of obsessive-compulsive disorder, and it can also occur in children.

Following conditions can be the symptoms:

  • Repeating new words
  • Repeating facial expressions
  • Repeating body movements

Children can have repetitive behaviors as early as 3 years old. If you find some movements of your children abnormal, you can take them to see a doctor.

Don’t blame or scold your children. Feeling embarrassed or ashamed is not good for the condition.

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