Childhood Interrupted: The Complete Guide to PANDAS and PANS

by Beth Alison Maloney

A host of behaviors—OCD, Tourette’s, anxiety, depression, tics, eating disorders, hair pulling, bedwetting, mood swings—are often symptoms of an undiagnosed infection. The correct diagnosis is PANDAS or PANS. In Ms. Maloney’s straightforward and clear writing style, she explains: what is it, how it makes your child sick, available treatment options, finding and working with the right doctors, dietary interventions, finding personal support, arranging the correct therapy, hospitalization, your child’s legal rights to obtaining an education, and how your child will recover. Top medical experts in the field offer their insights and share their approaches to treating the disorder. This book offers a roadmap to recovery with all the answers you and your doctor need.

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