Inside the Therapy Room: Children Fighting Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Fifteen-year-old Bridget cannot hug her own parents. Just sitting on the same couch as them leads her to start twisting, turning and screeching. She fears they are somehow "contaminated" and it has forced her to stop living at home. Rocco, age 9, dissolves into tears whenever he tries to leave for school because he's consumed by the anxiety of what could happen once he leaves the house. He asks his mother over and over for reassurance that never puts him at ease. Why are these children paralyzed...Full Story
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