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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Martine Solages, MD, a child and adolescent psychiatrist in Children’s National Health System’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, is principal investigator and recipient of a pilot grant to validate the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) suicide risk screening tool for use in pediatric medical inpatient settings.
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.