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Term: Pediatric Psychiatry
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Helping Children Cope with Trauma

Publish Date: 2/8/2017

Most children grow up without a worry in the world – and their only concern is “what’s for dinner?” However, there are some whose lives aren’t as carefree as they should be. Perhaps an earlier traumatic event or accident is affecting their behavior. Washington University Physicians Trauma Response Program has been designed specifically to offer mental health support for children and their families to help them cope and recover.

A is for Anxiety

Publish Date: 2/17/2016

Your eight-year-old daughter seems excessively shy and has trouble separating from you. It’s been a constant struggle for years, and it is not getting better as she gets older. You’re worried she is missing out on activities other kids her age enjoy. She might be suffering from an anxiety disorder -- the most common form of mental illness in children . . . 

Child Health
Chad M. Sylvester
Pediatric Psychiatry