obsessions and compulsions
Are you worried about your child's obsessive and compulsive behaviour? Do you think your child might have obsessive-compulsive disorder? Do you need to know where to get help and what to do next? YoungMinds is here to support you.
We've put together information about obsessions and compulsions, especially for parents and carers, with lots of links to organisations who can help. We're also here to listen. If you want to talk to someone in confidence about your worries, you can contact the YoungMinds Parents' Helpline for free. You can call, email or chat to us online – whatever suits you best.
About obsessions and compulsions
Many children have mild obsessions and compulsions at some time.
If you are concerned that your child is obsessive or compulsive, professional help should be sought.