“PANDAS like other forms of OCD, can be characterized by fears of doing something terrible, but not acting on those fears,” says Jeff Szymanski, PhD, clinical psychologist and executive director of the International OCD Foundation. PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections), is a type of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) that is brought… Read more »
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Disorders Related to OCD It is important to get the right diagnosis as early as possible. These other disorders are similar to OCD but are not OCD. Some people can have both OCD and one or more of these. Related Disorder How This Disorder “Looks Like” OCD
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Sudden and Severe Onset OCD (PANS PANDAS) – Practical Advice for Practitioners and ParentsCompiled by Michael Jenike, MD and Susan Dailey, mom and advocate Many thanks to the contributing clinicians and researchers, who answered our questions with great patience, and
International OCD Foundation Warns Infections May Trigger Some Mental IllnessSudden Onset OCD Featured in Journal of Pediatrics & Therapeutics Other PANS PANDAS InformationPANS PANDAS Information Talking to Your Pediatrician about PANDASPANDAS to Pans (PDF)Microbes and