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Mental Health Index

  1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)

  2. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger's Disorder

  3. Bipolar Disorder in Children

  4. Brain Injury

  5. Calming the Injured Child - Issues related to disaster and trauma intervention

  6. Child Abuse and Neglect

  7. Childhood Schizophrenia - Diagnosis, characteristics and findings

  8. Childrenís Understanding Disease Processes - how kids come to understand disease processes, cause, and prevention

  9. Depression in Children and Adolescents

  10. Disaster - Helping Children Cope

  11. Disruptive Behavior Disorders

  12. Divorce and Children

  13. Fetal Alcohol and Drug Exposure

  14. Firesetting Behavior

  15. Eating Disorders and Anorexia Nervosa  - Approaches to treatment and the reduction of relapse rates

  16. Infant Mental Health - Infants and Toddlers

  17. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  18. PANDAS: Identification and Possible Treatment

  19. Posttraumatic Stress

  20. Rett's Disorder - Past and Present : Diagnosis, characteristics and treatment

  21. Schizophrenia

  22. Selective Mutism - clinical features and treatment

  23. Self-injurious Behavior

  24. Sexual Abuse and Children

  25. Social Phobia

  26. Suicidal Behavior - Practice Parameters from the AACAP

  27. Tourette's Syndrome or Disorder

  28. Violence - Findings, prevention and intervention



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