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How can doctors assess a child's mental health status?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Child's MH

A Child Psychiatrist obtains thorough history from family or caretakers, performs Mental status exam, and orders further testing such as Psychological testing, to provide provisional diagnosis.

In brief: Child's MH

A Child Psychiatrist obtains thorough history from family or caretakers, performs Mental status exam, and orders further testing such as Psychological testing, to provide provisional diagnosis.
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