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Anxiety Disorders

All children experience anxiety. Anxiety in children is expected and normal at specific times in development.. Learn More »

A child who has been exposed to a disaster may have been an eye-witness to a disaster. He or she might have been hurt or had a family member who was hurt or killed... Learn More »

Cultural values and beliefs not only affect our daily activities and functions, but also influence the way we perceive physical and emotional distress and interventions to deal with them.... Learn More »

Physically Ill Child

Physical illness and its care can impair the child's development, feelings, behaviors, learning, and everyday life routines.... Learn More »

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On February 24, 2023, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued proposed rules governing telemedicine prescribing of controlled substances when the practitioner and the patient have not had a prior in-person medical evaluation. These rules se
Washington DC, February 13, 2023 - The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is deeply saddened by the devastation caused by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. We extend our heartfelt sympathies and support to everyone
WASHINGTON, DC, February 9, 2023 – The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) applauds President Biden’s continued commitment to youth mental health as outlined in his Unity Agenda and in his 2023 State of the Union Address.

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