Health Topics: Mental Health
Children's National Health System's Adelaide Robb, MD, talks to parents about the signs and symptoms of childhood depression and anxiety.
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The Adolescent Medicine Program at Children's National Health System/George Washington University is approved by ACGME and involves clinical, academic and research training.
Major depression, also known as clinical depression or unipolar depression, is a mood disorder that goes beyond everyday ups and downs.
Treating childhood psychological conditions requires a higher level of understanding and insight into the particular needs of young patients. Our child psychologists and other mental health professionals work exclusively with children and teens, and emphasize patient and family-focused care.
The Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s National offers assessment, diagnosis, and care for children and teens with behavioral, emotional, and developmental disorders.