Posts By International OCD Foundation

Why you should support our Pediatric Campaign 4 Hope

Children with OCD experience so many barriers, whether it be in finding treatment, having qualified profession to treat the symptoms, educational attainment and issues in school, or just fitting in. The IOCDF aims to address these issues through the Pediatric Campaign 4 Hope, which will underwrite the cost of programs and special events including the… Read more »

Interactive OCD Comic

This interactive OCD Comic from Medkidz tells the story of Tia, a ten year old girl with OCD.  Click through the comic to see how the Medkidz are able to help Tia understand what OCD is, why she isn’t alone, and how treatment can help her to manage her thoughts. Click the image below or… Read more »

Guest post — TEEN TALK: One Teen’s Guide to Conquering OCD

Today’s entry comes from Josh Steinberg, a high school sophomore who was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and severe OCD in 2012. Josh found help with a therapist using ERP and is doing great. Now, Josh has decided to share his story with other teens affected by OCD. Josh will be presenting a talk in… Read more »

The March Edition of “Spotlight: Pediatric OCD News & Research Updates” is here!

The second edition of Spotlight: Pediatric OCD News & Research Updates is here! As a reminder, this quarterly blog series brings you the latest research news and information concerning pediatric OCD, from highlighting work by members of our Scientific & Clinical Advisory Board to the latest headlines in journals and popular media alike. This blog series is part of our… Read more »

Guest Post: “Better Luck Next Time, OCD!”

Today’s blog comes from Jared, a teenager living with OCD. He originally wrote this post for his high school’s blog to share his experiences with other students at his school and raise awareness about OCD. Jared is a 17-year-old who enjoys playing competitive baseball, recreational golf and tennis, working out, and volunteering for community service projects… Read more »

Introducing “Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates”

Welcome to Spotlight, a new blog series aimed at bringing you the latest research news and information concerning OCD and related disorders. Each quarter, we’ll also round up the biggest and most interesting news in the field of pediatric OCD research — from highlighting work by members of our Scientific & Clinical Advisory Board to the… Read more »