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  • Know Your Rights: Consent and Confidentiality - Patients and families often wonder what their rights are when they see a doctor.
  • Complementary and Integrative Medicine - Complementary and integrative medicine, also called complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) refers to a wide array of health care practices not currently considered to be part of mainstream medicine.
  • Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation - Evaluation by a child and adolescent psychiatrist is appropriate for any child or adolescent with emotional and/or behavioral problems.
  • Psychiatric Medication For Children And Adolescents Part III - Questions To Ask - Medication can be an important part of treatment for some psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.
  • Home Alone Children - Every day thousands of children arrive home from school to an empty house.

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