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A young girl from Montana is set to travel over 1,000 miles for therapy to help her crippling OCD which has got so bad she finds it difficult putting on clothes.
Mom Nichole said her daughter had started showing signs of OCD at a young age, resulting in her daughter being on medication and attending therapy sessions.
Nichole described her daughter as being 'outgoing and funny', but noted how she struggles to even get dressed for school due to her clothes having too much static.
Claire is one of an estimated 2.5 million Americans who struggle with OCD, with Scientists still not clear on the actual cause of the disorder.
Speaking to KPAX, Nichole told the outlet: 'At her worst she couldn't look at her clothes and how they were arranged.'
Claire Hamnes suffers from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), oppositional defiance disorder (ODD), and anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Claire's father, Erik, also said that Claire describes the clothing as having too much static.
Despite the current medication and therapy sessions, the family have been looking for further help with Claire.
In July, Claire's obsessions and anxiety had escalated to the point that Nichole and Erik considered residential treatment for her.
Due to her age, pediatric OCD resources for children is extremely limited in the United States.