Nationally Ranked CareIn the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the Best Children’s Hospitals, Lurie Children’s continues to be the top hospital in Illinois, ranking in 9 specialties.
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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.
Adjustment disorder in children is common and is characterized by an excessive reaction to stress. Learn more about adjustment disorder symptoms & treatment here.
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).
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.
Many children can have behaviors resulting from feelings that are very difficult for them to cope with. Learn more.
Mood disorders (affective disorders) are a category of mental health problems that include depressive disorders. Learn more about mood disorders in children.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) starts in adolescence or young adulthood and involves both thoughts and behaviors that are hard to control. Learn more.
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.
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