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Dr. Humberto Quintana
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Child Psychiatry (Overview)

Child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who goes through another two year training after getting trained in general psychiatry. They treat children and adolescents with emotional/psychiatric/behavioral and developmental problems such as adhd, depression, anxiety, oppositional and defiance, autism etc. After initial diagnostic evaluation they may provide therapy and or medications.


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Find child psychiatry/il?

Find child psychiatry/il?

Child Psych?: I am not sure what you are asking, but if you need to find a child psychiatrist, maybe start with asking your pediatrician or family doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Humberto Quintana
137 doctors shared insights

Child Psychiatry (Overview)

Child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who goes through another two year training after getting trained in general psychiatry. They treat children and adolescents with emotional/psychiatric/behavioral and developmental problems such as adhd, depression, anxiety, oppositional and defiance, autism etc. After initial diagnostic evaluation they may provide therapy and or medications.


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What is the definition or description of: child psychiatry?

What is the definition or description of: child psychiatry?

Emotion doc for kids: Child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who goes through another two year training after getting trained in general psychiatry. They treat children and adolescents with emotional/psychiatric/behavioral and developmental problems such as adhd, depression, anxiety, oppositional and defiance, autism etc. After initial diagnostic evaluation they may provide therapy and or medications. ...Read more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
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How much trouble should kid be in before we send to child psychiatry?

How much trouble should kid be in before we send to child psychiatry?

Do it soon: When in doubt, get a consultation. You may be reassured, or you may have a chance to intervene early before the child gets into more trouble. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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Child psychiatry doctors?

Child psychiatry doctors?

Child Psychiatry: Doctors specializing with treating children & adolescents had obtained board certification in general psychiatry & did extra training & certification to specialize in working with youngsters. ...Read more

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We know nothing about child psychiatry wards?

We know nothing about child psychiatry wards?

Visit Programs: If you are in need of psychiatric hospitalization, the fist thing to do is to have a talk with your childĀ“s psychiatrist about different options and where he feels comfortable taking care of your child. You can visit the different hospitals and inquire about their structure and programs as well. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Fried Dr. Fried
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Managing Your Child's Diabetes (Checklist)

measure HbA1c every three months
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measure daily blood sugar
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eat a high fiber, low processed food diet. limit simple sugars.
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daily exercise increases insulin sensitivity. be active.
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Does an only child have a bigger tendency to develop a psychiatric condition?

No.: Great question with some interesting aspects. For instance, if a first child is autistic, parents may choose to not have others, which can look like first children are more at risk. Lots of research on birth-order effects, but most of it is not about mental illness so much as personality traits, job choices, that kind of thing. ...Read more

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Parenting a Child During Puberty (Checklist)

Be proactive and truthful
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Allow room for growth
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Explore books on puberty at your child's level
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Talk, talk, talk
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If a child has problems with attachment, will this lead to other psychiatric problems as an adult?

Likely: Despite the importance of secure attachment (parent-child relationship), events later in life also play an important role in shaping one's emotional health and capacity for intimate human relationship. The children who had an disorganized/disoriented pattern of attachment (abused children, children of parents with major depression, alchol use and bipolar disorder) are at the highest risk. ...Read more

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Is there a psychiatric disorder that makes a woman claim to have suffered child abuse?

Is there a psychiatric disorder that makes a woman claim to have suffered child abuse?

25% of women: In some surveys of normal population, 25% of women have suffered child sexual abuse. Emotional and physical abuse would be higher. In psychiatric populations this 25% is much higher also. Psychiatric sequelae of such experiences include pstd, depression, other anxiety disorders, substance abuse, and various personality disorders as well. Such histories may accompany chronic pain disorders too. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
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Make sure evaluations are updated
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Meet with a psychologist
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Join Spec ED Parents Organization
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Is it selfish to conceive a child, knowing your child may inherit a psychiatric disorder?

No: Your child may not inherit the disease. Also, depending on your diagnosis, your child may not be at significant risk. I would discus your thoughts with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the inside of a child psychiatric hospital like?

Varies a lot: Most psychiatric hospitals for children try to be as "homey" as possible, with bedrooms and common areas. Most do have "quiet rooms" where children who are behaviorally out of control can be isolated and kept from harming self or others. Many have playgrounds and recreatoinal areas. Staff usually dress in "street clothes" rather than hospital garb. ...Read more

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Helping your Child through College (Checklist)

Make a pre-college physical with their doctor
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Be supportive, but not intrusive
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Allow them to figure out how to live independently
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Encourage them to get enough sleep and eat healthily
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How would a child get admitted in to a psychiatric hospital?

How would a child get admitted in to a psychiatric hospital?

Psychiatric hospital: Usually a child is admitted by a psychiatrist who is responsible for the child's illness. Sometimes chldren are referred to the hospital by the courts through a legal process, usually in an emergency situation. If you believe your child needs hospitalization, discuss this with your doctor who can refer you to the proper specialist to help you. ...Read more

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Can a child be diagnosed and get psychiatric meds from her pediatrician?

Depends: Pediatricians treat kids and your age puts you out of that category.If you are asking about a kid, it depends on the pediatrician. Some prefer to refer most or their behavioral health issues out to child psychiatrist, and limit their treatment to straightforward cases. Some get more involved and treat a broader category of issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Psychiatry (Definition)

Psychiatry is the field of medicine that deals with the study and ...Read more