What is it like caring for a child with OCD?

Friday, August 4, 2017 1:37 pm

Leon Piper | Drive producer

Caring for a child is tough, but imagine if your child had OCD.

This often debilitating affliction makes kids feel anxious, have unwanted thoughts and feelings, and makes parenting a tough experience.

During OCD and Anxiety Disorders Week, Jeziel chatted to Curtin University Professor of Clinical Psychology Clare Rees to gain an insight into¬†what it’s like to raise a child with OCD, and what kind of help is available for parents.

Listen to the full interview:

Podcast: Jeziel chats to Professor of Clinical Psychology Clare Rees (part 1)

Podcast: Jeziel chats to Professor of Clinical Psychology Clare Rees (part 2)

Anyone interested in taking part in the Curtin University study on OCD can contact angelica.marquesp@postgrad.curtin.edu.au for more information.

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