Facts For Families Guide - Table of Contents  (By American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry) Copyright ©2016 - American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry. All Rights Reserved.


Adolescent Development Part 1

Adolescent Development Part II

Adopted Children

Advocating For Your Child

Afterschool Activities: Striking the Right Balance

Alcohol Use in Families

Anxiety and Children

Aspergers Disorder

Attachment Disorders

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Autism Spectrum Disorders


Bipolar Disorder In Children And Teens


Child Abuse - The Hidden Bruises

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

Children Having Children

Chronic Illness and Children

College Students with ADHD

Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation

Concussions and Children

Conduct Disorder

Continuum of Mental Health Care

Day Care: Making it a Good Experience

Death of Pets: Talking to Children

Delirium in Children and Adolescents

Depression in Children and Teens

Disaster: Helping Children Cope


Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD)

Diversity and Culture in Child Mental Health Care

Divorce and Children

Domestic Violence and Children

Drinking Alcohol in Pregnancy (Fetal Alcohol Effects)

Driving and Teens

Eating Disorders in Teens

Encopresis: Problems with Soiling and Bowel Control

Fighting And Biting

Finding Mental Healthcare for Children of Immigrants

Firearms and Children

Foster Care

Gangs and Children

Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Adolescents

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grief and Children

Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania)

Hearing Voices and Seeing Things

HIV/AIDS in Children and Adolescents

Home Alone Children

Intellectual Disabilities

Internet Use in Children

Know Your Rights: Consent and Confidentiality

Lead Exposure In Children Affects Brain And Behavior

Learning Disorders

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Parents

Lying and Children

Marijuana and Teens

Medication: Preventing Misuse and Diversion

Mental Health Insurance

Mental Illness in Families

Military Families

Military Families: Coming Home

Movies and Children

Moving: Helping Children Cope

Multiracial Children

Music and Music Videos

News and Children

Normal or Not: When to Get Help

Obesity In Children And Teens

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder In Children And Adolescents

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Panic Disorder In Children And Adolescents

Parenting: Preparing For Adolescence

Parents with Cancer: Tips for Talking to Kids

Peer Pressure

Pets And Children

Physical Punishment

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Psychiatric Medication For Children And Adolescents Part I - How Medications Are Used

Psychiatric Medication For Children And Adolescents Part III - Questions To Ask

Psychiatric Medication For Children And Adolescents: Part II - Types Of Medications

Psychotherapies For Children And Adolescents

Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents

Questions to Ask Before Psychiatric Hospitalization of Your Child or Adolescent

Religion, Spirituality and Your Mental Health Care

Residential Treatment Programs

Responding To Child Sexual Abuse

Role Models and Children

Schizophrenia In Children

School Refusal

School Services for Children with Special Needs: Know Your Rights

Self-Injury In Adolescents

Sex: Talking to your Child

Sexual Abuse

Sleep Problems

Social Networking and Children

Sports and Children

Starting College with a Psychiatric Illness

Starting School

Stealing in Children and Adolescents

Stepfamily Problems

Stress Management and Teens

Substance Abuse Treatment For Children And Adolescents: Questions To Ask

Talking To Kids About Mental Illnesses

Teen Brain: Behavior, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Teen Suicide

Teens: Alcohol And Other Drugs

Telepsychiatry and Your Child

Terrorism and War: How to Talk to Children

Threats by Children: When are they Serious?

Tic Disorders

Tobacco And Kids

Transitioning From High School to College With A Psychiatric Illness: Preparation

TV Violence and Children

Video Games and Children: Playing with Violence

Violent Behavior in Children and Adolescents

WatchingTV/Screen Time and Children

Weight Gain from Medication: Prevention and Management

When To Seek Help For Your Child

Where To Find Help For Your Child