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An overview of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and school-based interventions for it: The Mood & Anxiety Disorders Institute

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This link on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) provides visitors to the site with an overview of what OCD is and what it looks like in children and adolescents. Differences between the types of symptoms exhibited at home, at school, and at the Doctor’s office are also discussed. Sections covering both psychological and medical interventions, as well as interventions that can be used at home and school are also provided. Additionally, readers will find links to other resources to help youth struggling with OCD.

The link is part of a larger online resource developed by the Mood & Anxiety Disorders Institute (MADI) Resource center and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) School Psychiatry Program in the United States that are devoted to providing information and resources to parents, educators and clinicians in order to help youth struggling with mental health conditions to succeed.