Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD): How it affects your child's life

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​Discover how OCD can impact a child's family and school life and their long-term future.

Key points

  • A child's OCD can disrupt family life, interfere with schooling and have a negative effect on relationships with peers.
  • If left untreated, OCD can lead to other mental health conditions, social isolation and difficulty holding regular employment.
Last updated: July 19th 2016