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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60611
Research at Lurie Children’s is conducted through Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. We focus on improving child health, transforming pediatric medicine and ensuring healthier futures.
Beginning in 2019, the Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center on Northwestern University's Chicago campus will be the new home for the Manne Research Institute.
Our mental health specialists treat children and adolescents for a wide variety of mental health conditions. See a list of all of the conditions we treat.
Responses to a significant change in a child's life or surroundings, often showing in depression, anxiety and misbehavior.
A normal stress reaction to our surroundings, triggering the body to physically and mentally prepare for possible danger.
A condition used to describe children, adolescents and some adults who are inattentive, easily distracted, hyperactive and impulsive in their behavior.
A neurological and developmental disorder appearing during the first three years of life that affects communication, social interaction, and creative or imaginative play.
A range of symptoms, skills, and disability levels, including Asperger syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
Disorders occuring when the body’s immune system attacks the brain, spinal cord and/or the nerves of the trunk, arms and legs, causing them to lose the ability to transmit signals.
Arguing, aggression, anger, and defiance are normal during growing years. However, a behavioral disorder may be diagnosed when disruptive behaviors last longer or become severe.
Some with biological causes, others may be environmental, delays can be grouped into mental, physical, behavioral and speech.
A category of mental health problems which includes depressive disorders.
A condition caused by pressure around the brain that mimics a tumor when there is no tumor, thought to be caused by a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain.
Seizures, fainting, and other movement disorders which may have both organic and psychological causes.
Conditions that cause a loss of connection with reality, with symptoms including delusions, hallucinations, incoherent speech or nonsensical behavior.