Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Treatment of Mental Disorders in Children

This fact sheet by the National Institute of Mental Health addresses common questions about diagnosis and treatment options for children with mental illnesses. Disorders affecting children may include anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.

Population of focus: Children

Link to resource: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/treatment-of-children-with-mental-illness-fact-sheet/index.shtml

Date: 2009

Organization: National Institute of Mental Health