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Adjustment Disorders
Adjustment Disorders
Adjustment disorders can occur in children when are experiencing a particularly difficult event in their young lives. Here is some basic information on signs and…...
Attachment Disorders in Children
Attachment Disorders in Children
Attachment disorders in children under the age of 5 are characterised by a lack of emotional bonding with their primary caregivers. Understanding the types of…...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioural disorder in which a child’s behaviour is largely characterised by inattention, hyperactivity and…...
Autism in Children
Autism in Children
Autism, which may also be known as Autistic Disorder, is a disorder that affects almost all areas of a child’s social and psychological development. This article…...
Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression
Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression
Bipolar Disorder, or Manic Depression as it is also known, is a disorder characterised by highly energetic manic episodes and low energy depressive episodes. This…...
Child Anxiety Disorders
Child Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety disorders in children are some of the most common mental health diagnoses for those age groups. This article provides information on common child anxiety…...
Child Schizophrenia
Child Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects very few children but unfortunately has greater effects on an individual’s life the earlier it is present. This article…...
Conduct Disorder (CD)
Conduct Disorder (CD)
Conduct Disorder is a behavioural disorder characterised by aggression, defiance and antisocial behaviour. This article offers basic information on the signs/symptoms…...
Major Depressive Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
A look at major depressive disorder in children and teens, including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis method, and treatment options. Stresses the importance of…...
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
A look at Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in children, including the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment....
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
A look at Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) - the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. Offers advice for parents who are raising a child with ODD....
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may develop after an individual is exposed to a traumatic event. This article offers basic information about PTSD and children....
Questionnaire: Does Your Child Have ADHD?
Questionnaire: Does Your Child Have ADHD?
Children with ADHD display many signs. Look at our checklist and questionnaire to see if your child might have this difficulty...
Selective Mutism
Selective Mutism
Selective Mutism is a disorder in which children are cable of speaking appropriately for their age, but are unable to do so in specific settings. This article offers…...
Tourette's Disorder
Tourette's Disorder
A look at Tourette's Disorder, also known as Tourette Syndrome, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment....
What is a Behavioural Disorder?
What is a Behavioural Disorder?
All children engage in bad behaviour but some children have underlying behavioural disorders which influence their choices. This article offers parents basic…...
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