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ASD vs. OCD symptoms in children
Children on the autism spectrum are often extra attentive to detail, enjoy having things just so and prefer the structure of daily patterns. These behaviors probably please your child and help him or her navigate the world around them.
Having a Mindful, Healthy Holiday
With the holiday season upon us, the rush to find the perfect gift or pressure to prepare the perfect meal can be overwhelming. If
Terrifying Fears Don't Always End After Halloween
As children in your community participate in this year’s trick-or-treat, many will shriek with excitement from the scary costumes, ghoulish décor and other Halloween horrors. The day after, the frightening excitement will melt away and children will return to their usual fall time schedules. But for thousands of children with anxiety in the United States, dealing with real fear every day of the year is reality.
What is Symptom Accommodation for Pediatric OCD?
Exposure and response prevention (ERP) treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) isn’t easy, especially when you’re a child or teenager. Every day, your treatment team is asking you to face your worst fears and avoid using your repetitive behaviors or rituals to control your anxiety. Because treatment can be difficult, it’s necessary for parents to be actively involved in their child’s care plan and not participate in symptom accommodation.
Seeds of Horticultural Therapy Sewn Throughout Rogers History
Theresa Rogers understood the benefits of gardening in the healing process. The wife of Rogers’ founder, Mrs. Rogers created a magnificent garden which, in the 1920s, drew busloads of people to visit what is now Rogers Memorial Hospital–Oconomowoc. Rogers was known throughout the Midwest for its beautiful landscaping and two miles of natural gardens.
Compassion Fatigue: Caring for those who Provide Treatment
Every day, patients with trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), courageously work with therapists, nurses and other professionals to decrease anxieties surrounding horrific events. Over time, the trauma patients endure and the anxieties that come along with it can become harmful for care providers.
Residents Gain Valuable Experience with Eating Disorders
According to Mental Health America, eating disorders may occur with a wide range of other mental health conditions, including anxiety disorders, depression and other mood disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders. Because these conditions are commonly co-occurring, psychiatrists will likely have a patient who has an eating disorder at some point in their career, regardless of discipline.
Rogers–Nashville Specialists Contribute Research and Techniques to OCD Conference
Hosted by the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF), the 23rd Annual OCD Conference gathers a unique group of researchers, therapists, families and individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) from around the globe to share research, techniques and personal experiences with OCD. Over the years, acceptance to present at the conference has become more competitive and attendance has steadily risen.
Encouragement for Programming: Patients Pay it Forward
Imagine leaving your job and family, picking up everything to move hundreds of miles away to enter treatment for your mental illness or addiction. You’ve been searching for months for a program that can help and for what feels like the hundredth time, a doctor tells you that you are in the right place. Do you believe it? Maybe not—but what if you heard from someone who has actually been there?
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