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What mental illnesses do kids get?

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The most common mental illnesses in children are:

It's not unusual for a child to have more than one disorder.

  • ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
  • Affective (mood) disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Disruptive behavior disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Elimination disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Tic disorders

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National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 30, 2020

SOURCE:

National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 30, 2020

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