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Mental Health Conditions

Many children and adolescents have mental health problems that interfere with their normal development and daily life activities. Some mental health problems are mild, while others are more severe. Some mental health problems last for only short periods of time, while others, potentially, last a lifetime.

Listed in the directory below are some mental health disorders that may occur in growing children, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Eating Disorders

Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependence

Learning Disorders

Mental Health Conditions - WellSpan Health

Online Medical Reviewer: Foster, Sara M. RN, MPH
Online Medical Reviewer: Mitchell, Roberta RN, MSN, CPNP
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