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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Research shows that teens who are bullied are more likely to consider or attempt suicide. We talked to Adelaide Robb, MD, about the study’s findings and how bullying can play a contributing role in adolescent suicide.
Adelaide Robb, MD, a psychiatrist from Children’s National, explains two of the most common mood disorders among children along with the symptoms that are often dismissed or overlooked.
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.
Through research and clinical trials, the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences team at Children's National learns more about the factors involved in psychological and behavioral disorders, and identifies new treatment options and interventions for patients.