Teri Arranga on The Boy Who Caught Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Posted Nov 02 2009 12:00am
On the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel (HERE)
Tuesday, November 3 12noon ET / 9am PT
Autism One: A Conversation of Hope Host: Teri Arranga
Saving Sammy: Curing the Boy Who Caught OCD with author Beth Alison Maloney
What would you do if your previously normal child suddenly refused to bathe, burst into fits of rage, slithered along walls, and wouldn't walk out the front door? Beth Maloney's son, Sammy, was diagnosed as an adolescent with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette syndrome. Beth rejected the doctors' prognosis of lifelong mental illness and uncovered the cause: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus Infections. Following appropriate medical intervention, Sammy fully recovered. Please visit www.savingsammy.net.