Conditions

As the largest provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area and as one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, we treat the effects and consequences of bullying every day.

Pediatric Anxiety

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is defined as chronic, excessive worry and fear that seems to have no real cause.

Pediatric Eating Disorders

The term eating disorders refers to a variety of conditions that involve abnormal eating behaviors. Eating disorders are serious mental health problems that can be life-threatening, so they require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional.

Pediatric Major Depression

Major depression, also known as clinical depression or unipolar depression, is a mood disorder that goes beyond everyday ups and downs. 

Headaches

A headache is pain or discomfort in the head or face area. Headaches can be single or recurrent in nature, and localized to one or more areas of the head and face.

Pediatric Migraines

Headaches are quite common in pregnancy. The most common are tension headaches and migraine headaches. Most headaches come and go, but others may be more bothersome or may be caused by other complications. It is important for women to consult their doctor about any headaches they may have before, during, or after pregnancy.