Behavioral issues or mental illness?

Is your child's difficult behavior just a stage or a sign of a mental health disorder? A pediatric psychologist explains how to spot the symptoms and find treatments that work.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Conditions

We diagnose and treat psychiatric illness

Child psychiatrists at The University of Kansas Health System specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental, behavioral and developmental disorders in children and adolescents.

Patients and their families receive expert, compassionate help with issues such as:

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Depression
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-injury
  • Tourette Syndrome