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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.

About This Condition

Behavior Disorders

Behavior disorders (sometimes referred to as disruptive behavior disorders) are the most common reasons children are referred for mental health evaluations and treatment.

Many types of behavioral disorders require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Conduct Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder