Child Psychiatry

Child psychiatry is a medical field that requires many years of education and training. If you're interested in becoming a doctor and helping children with mental health issues, read on to find out if becoming a child psychiatrist is right for you.

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The field of child psychiatry focuses on the mental health of children, specifically diagnosing and treating behavioral and mental health disorders. Child psychiatrists identify risk factors for psychotic, anxiety and developmental disorders. They handle patients with a variety of different conditions, including autism, attention deficit disorder, depression and eating disorders.

If you think a career in child psychiatry is a field you'd like to pursue, explore the following Study.com resources to help you make your education and career decisions.

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