Wednesday, July 11, 2012

NAMI | Tough Choices: Treating Mental Illness in Children

 Having a child diagnosed with mental illness is difficult for parents, but choosing a particular treatment can be just as difficult. Every mother and father wants his/her child to be well, but since any treatment (or lack of treatment) has potential side effects, deciding on a therapy can be daunting. To confuse matters even more, the symptoms of a psychiatric illness in children may be different from those in an adult and may be hard to distinguish from normal childhood behavior.

NAMI | Tough Choices: Treating Mental Illness in Children

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