The most frequently diagnosed emotional and behavioral health disorder in children, 1 in 5 children suffers from anxiety. Knowing what causes your child’s anxiety in certain situations can help him or her overcome it.
The oppositional child can be one of the most difficult to parent due to the ongoing pattern of defiant behavior towards authority. With conduct disorders in teens and young adults, aggressive and violent behaviors are common.
Childhood depression often goes undiagnosed and untreated because symptoms are passed off as normal growth stages. The primary symptoms of depression are sadness, feeling hopeless, low energy, and mood changes.
Sleep disorders in infants, children, and teens are common and are associated with a host of problems such as poor academics, social difficulties, developmental delays, and abnormal weight. A child's sleep issues can have adverse effects on the entire family.
Children with social communication disorders have difficulty with verbal and nonverbal language for social purposes. Social interactions, social understanding, and pragmatics are all areas in which they struggle.
Stress and trauma disorders include exposure to a traumatic or stressful event followed by symptoms such as an inability to experience pleasure, feelings of anxiety, depression, outbursts of anger or aggression.