Category Archives: Psychiatric Evaluation

Refusal to Speak: Just Shyness?

Parents often know their little ones to be chatty and relatively outgoing in the comfort of their homes. When the same child who was engaging in lively conversation with a parent or sibling in the car suddenly goes wide-eyed and mute in the grocery store or even with extended family, a parent may wonder about […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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Is Your Child’s Behavior Suggesting Hypochondria?

We describe a hypochondriac as a person who lives in a state of fear regarding their health. The physical sensations that most people simply don’t notice can lead to persistent and sometimes extreme anxiety for the person with hypochondria. This mental health condition has been made fun of from time to time and can seem […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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Your Child’s Psychiatric Evaluation: What to Expect and How to Prepare

As a parent, you may be confronted with memories of your own childhood time and time again. When your child needs to see the doctor or dentist, you may recall the uneasy feelings you encountered when you entered the clinical office as a young person. If your child has been referred to a psychiatrist, those […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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