Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Resources for Parents

Suggested Readings

  • T. Chansky. Freeing Your Child From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
  • J. March and K. Mulle. OCD in Children and Adolescents.
  • T. Chansky. Freeing Your Child From Anxiety.
  • R. Rapee, S. Spence, V. Cobham, & A. Wignall. Helping Your Anxious Child.
  • J. Dacey & L. Fiore. Your Anxious Child: How Parents and Teachers Can Relieve Anxiety in Children.

Books for Children

  • A. Wagner. Up and Down the Worry Hill.
  • Hesser. Kissing Doorknobs.
  • Dutro & Boyle. Night Light: A Story for Children Afraid of the Dark.
  • Schaefer & Friedman. Cat’s Got Your Tongue? A Story for Children Afraid to Speak.
  • Kant, J. D., with Martin E. Franklin & Linda Wasmer Andrews (2008). The thought that counts: A firsthand account of one teenager’s experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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