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Paediatric Psychiatry

It is the branch of psychiatry that specialises in the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychopathological disorders of children, adolescents, and their families. This branch of psychiatry involves the clinical investigation of phenomenon and of the possible biologic, psychosocial, genetic, demographic and environmental factors involved, alongside the family history, which is crucial in deciding the line of treatment.

 

Some of the commonly noticed mental disorders in children are Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, anxiety disorder, phobias, Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), mood disorders and eating disorders. A pediatric psychiatrist evaluates the condition and provides comprehensive care to the patient and support to the family members.

 

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