From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is defined as chronic, excessive worry and fear that seems to have no real cause.
ADHD, also called attention-deficit disorder, is a behavior disorder, usually first diagnosed in childhood. It is characterized by inattention, impulsivity, and, in some cases, hyperactivity.
Persistent depressive disorder is classified as a type of affective disorder (also called mood disorder) that often resembles a less severe, yet more chronic form of major (clinical) depression.
A learning disorder is defined as difficulty in an academic area. A child's ability to achieve in the specific academic area is below what is expected for the child's age, educational level, and level of intelligence.
Panic disorder is diagnosed when a child has recurring panic attacks and ongoing concern about having more attacks for longer than one month.
Social phobia is an intense fear of performing in front of people or other social situations where the child or teen feels embarrassed, humiliated, or the focus of more attention than he or she wants.