Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
20 Results Related to "Screening Hospital Patients for Mental Health Problems"
Mental Health Medications for Children
Children may benefit from mental health medications, which may be helpful in treating autism, obsessive compulsive disorder or depression.
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that causes problems with perception, thought processing, and emotional responsiveness.
Parental Depression: How it Affects a Child
One in five children in the U.S. lives with a parent who has severe depression; research identifies this as a major risk factor for difficulties in a child’s life.
Suicide, whether spontaneous or planned, is a tragic act that has many long and far-reaching impacts.
Depression in Children and Teens
Childhood depression affects about 5 percent of American children and adolescents. There are many effective treatment options for children and their families.
Childhood Stress and Anxiety
Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in children. Learning healthy ways to calm down and handle fears is an important life skill.
Gambling disorder affects about one percent of Americans, who are unable to stop gambling despite the damage to their psyches, wallets, families, and jobs.
Severe mood swings and extreme irritability are just two characteristics of personality disorders.
Binge Eating Disorder
People with binge eating disorder eat an unusually large quantity of food during a short time period and feel a lack of control when it happens.
Stimulant Use Disorder
Highly addictive and often dangerous, stimulants increase alertness, attention and energy, while also elevating blood pressure, heart rate and breathing.
A person with bipolar disorder experiences extreme highs and lows for short or sustained periods of time; effective treatment is available.
Helping Children Cope with Divorce
The breakup of parents doesn’t have to be catastrophic for children. While divorce is a loss, it can bring positive changes to a family when handled well.
Pediatric Liver Transplants
Pediatric liver transplants at Yale Medicine are extremely safe and successful, and can cure many cases of childhood liver failure.
When the liver fails, due to cancer and other illnesses, a transplant from a deceased or living donor can offer effective treatment.
Living Donor Organ Transplantation
Most kidneys and livers used in transplantation come from individuals who have died, but this doesn’t provide enough organs. So living donors are needed.
Interventional Oncology Treatments for Liver Cancer
Interventional radiology treatments can be an effective way to deliver chemotherapy or radiation for primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma).