Angry feelings often bubble into outbursts for children and teens. Parents may wonder whether their child's behavior is normal; Yale Medicine can help.
Childhood depression is indicated by persistent feelings of sadness that interfere with the ability to function in daily life. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Conduct disorder is a mental health condition in children in adolescents marked by serious aggressive and antisocial behaviors.
Children may benefit from mental health medications, which may be helpful in treating autism, obsessive compulsive disorder or depression. Learn more about these treatments.
A psychological assessment of a child involves a series of interviews and tests to evaluate a child's strengths and weaknesses across many areas.
A common mood disorder characterized by sadness, loss of interest in activities, and feelings of hopelessness.
Depression is a mental health disorder that causes feelings of hopelessness, despair, and lack of motivation. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Psychiatric conditions that affect a person's emotional state, leading to periods of joy, elation, mania, sadness, and/or depression.
Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in children. Learning healthy ways to calm down and handle fears is an important life skill.
For many reasons, including anxiety, depression, social issues and learning problems, an estimated 10-15% of kids are chronically absent from school.