Adelaide Robb, MD, Director of Psychiatry Research, talks to the National about how depression and mood disorders in teens can sometimes be mistaken for mood swings and normal adolescence.
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The Center’s team of medical professionals provides comprehensive examinations (conducted by pediatricians and nurses who specialize in forensic issues), treatment of sexually transmitted diseases or injuries, and trauma counseling for child victims of all forms of maltreatment (provided by psychologists and clinical social workers who specialize in childhood trauma and abuse).
The READY Clinic (Re-engaging Adolescents and Youth in Comprehensive Mental Health Services) provides intensive weekly therapy, medication management, family treatment, and case management support.
Children's National Health System pediatric psychiatrist and director of the ADHD program, Jay Salpekar, MD, explains tips on raising a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.