Treating OCD in Children & Adolescents: Differences with C/A

OCD often presents at a young age, though a diagnosis may not be made until adulthood. Children and adolescents with OCD may deal with their struggles in different ways, with children often exhibiting disruptive behaviors like aggression and meltdowns, and adolescents keeping their struggles to themselves.

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