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Conditions We Treat

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

With an expert team of child psychiatrists and psychologists, we are the central point of contact to connect youngsters and their families with the appropriate Hopkins specialists and programs. We deal with a wide range of problematic symptoms in children and adolescents that include:

  • attentional issues
  • adhd
  • adherence to treatments
  • anger problems
  • anxiety
  • avoidance
  • behavior problems
  • bedwetting
  • bipolar disorder
  • cognitive evaluation
  • communication issues
  • coping with medical illness
  • coping with medical treatments
  • depression
  • eating problems
  • educational evaluation
  • emotional dysregulation
  • family communication issues
  • fears
  • grief and loss
  • hair pulling
  • learning problems
  • medication issues
  • mood swings
  • obsessions and compulsions
  • oppositional behavior
  • phobias
  • problems making friends
  • psychological evaluation
  • selective mutism
  • separation problems
  • social problems
  • suicidal thoughts
  • tics and movement concerns
  • trauma
  • worries

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