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Last Updated on : 17th Aug, 2015

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About Child & Adolescent Symptoms

Within this section, parents, other caregivers, and the general public will be able to become familiar with a range of child and adolescent symptoms and disorders, including:

Fear, Worry, & Anxiety

  • Anxiety Problems & Disorders

Sadness, Hopelessness, & Depression

  • Depression & Related Disorders

Inattention & Hyperactivity

  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Rule Breaking, Defiance, & "Acting Out"

  • Disruptive Behavior Problems

Drug & Alcohol Use

  • Substance Abuse & Dependence

Eating & Body Image Problems

  • Eating Disorders

Severe Mood Swings & Bursts of Rage

  • Bipolar Disorder

Autism & Related Disorders

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Self-injury or Self-harm/Cutting

  • Self-injurious thoughts and behaviors

Weight Problems

  • Obesity and Childhood Overweight

For each of these specific mental health problems in young people, please click on the above links to learn which specific treatments options have the most research support to date.

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