Children's Mental Illness:

Warning Signs

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Be Aware of these 6 Hidden Signs of Depression

Be Aware of these 6 Hidden Signs of Depression

Children and adolescents often experience depressive symptoms in a different way than adults. Since these signs are less intuitive than some of the more common symptoms, they are easy to overlook.
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Is it Anxiety, ADHD, or Both?

Is it Anxiety, ADHD, or Both?

Since some of the diagnostic criteria for ADHD and anxiety can seem similar, the differences between the two diagnoses can be very confusing!
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5 Signs Your Teen Might Be Depressed

5 Signs Your Teen Might Be Depressed

When your happy-go-lucky child turns into an irritable, secretive, and moody teenager, how do you know whether they are exhibiting typical teen behavior or something more serious like depression?
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when anxiety doesn't look like anxiety

when anxiety doesn't look like anxiety

Anxious children react to their environment in a variety of ways - some of which parents may find surprising! Often, a child diagnosed with an anxiety disorder will behave like an angry, sad or disruptive child.
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children's mental illness: how do you know the signs?

children's mental illness: how do you know the signs?

A mental illness is a condition that affects a person's thinking, feeling or mood. Such conditions may affect someone's ability to relate to others and function each day.
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What are the warning signs of mental illness?

What are the warning signs of mental illness?

The following are some of the warning signs that a child may be struggling with mental illness.
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Case Study of a Child with Mental Illness

Case Study of a Child with Mental Illness

Soad Michelsen, MD, president and senior medical director of Southwest Psychiatric Physicians, presents a Case Study of a Child with Mental Illness.
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