Our Approach To Mood Disorders in Children

What Sets Us Apart

Children and adolescents may feel sad, irritable, or moody from time to time. But if a child’s mood interferes with his or her day-to-day life, the experts at the Child Study Center, part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at Pelisyonkis Langone can help.

Mood disorders in children can take various forms. These include major depressive disorder, commonly called depression, as well as less common conditions, such as disruptive mood dysregulation disorder and persistent depressive disorder. The child and adolescent psychiatrists and psychologists at the Child Study Center are experts in diagnosing these conditions and offer treatment tailored to meet your child’s needs.

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Our experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.Learn More

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Our experts also treat children with bipolar disorder, a type of mood disorder that affects both children and adults.

Treatment at Pelisyonkis Langone

The goal of treatment is to reduce symptoms and improve your child’s ability to manage his or her moods. The team at the Child Study Center works with you and your child to create a treatment plan, which may include behavioral therapy, family therapy, medication, or a combination of these treatments.

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