A 41-year-old member asked:
Are children capable of suffering mental illnesses that are not hereditary?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Are children susceptible to mental illnesses?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Children usually: Are flexible in how they handle stressors. But children can be vulnerable to some forms of mental illness just as adults are. There are some mental illnesses however, that do not normally present until later in life.
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Last updated Apr 17, 2016
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