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  • Psychology Assessment Center

    The pediatric neuropsychology specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Psychology Assessment Center provide neuropsychological assessments to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological, medical, genetic and developmental disorders.

    For more information, please call: 617-643-3997

  • Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

    Pediatric Patients Only

    The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides outstanding primary care and consultative care to adolescents and young adults.

    To schedule an appointment with an adolescent medicine specialist, please call: 617-643-1201

    For other pediatric specialties, please call: 888-644-3248.

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Mental Health Disorders in Children and Teens

Many children and adolescents have mental health problems that interfere with their normal development and daily life activities. Some mental health problems are mild, while others are more severe. Some mental health problems last for only short periods of time, while others, potentially, last a lifetime.

Listed in the directory below you will find some additional information regarding some of the different types of mental health disorders in children and teens, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Behavior Disorders

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Conduct Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Teen Suicide

Adjustment Disorders

Tourette's Disorder