What is the definition or description of: Child psychiatry?

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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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Child Psychiatry

Psychiatry
Branch of Psychiatry that specializes in the study, diagnosis, treatment & prevention of Psychopathology in children, adolescents & their care-takers. Specializing in this field requires 4 years of medical school, at least 3 years of residency in general psychiatry, then 2 years of training in this particular field.
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This is the practice and understanding of children and adolescents through a developmental perspective. Understanding their age-appropriate struggles whether they are causing normative or expected problems or causing stress outside of age-norms determines treatment plans. The assessments and treatment invariably include involvement with caregivers and schools. Specialized training is required.
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