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At Yashoda Hospital, our team of experts at the Centre of neonatology and paediatrics surgery support children to overcome behavioural or educational struggles like difficulty in taking tests, low grades, dyslexia, or other learning difficulties. We also provide support to children who have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) related problems, anxieties about school performance, peer relationship problems, stress, test anxiety or discipline problems.

Our team at the child psychology unit offers a full scope of psychiatric evaluation and treatment services by determining an individualized plan to treat your child better. When you and your child come to us, we provide a skilled, learned, compassionate evaluation of your situation. We consult with you on when and if medications may be necessary and useful for your child. We also offer psychological testing that can help overcome the issues your child may be having. Our aim is always to help your child live a fuller life and reach his/her full potential.

What is Child Psychology?

In contemporary times, teen suicides are in the rise. They are consequences of chronic depression and anxiety among children due to various reasons. Many children and adolescents have emotional difficulties, and the majority proportion of them never get the help they need. When a child doesn't get the help he needs, there are some emotional difficulties that can lead to more serious psychological trauma, and in serious cases, even to a lifetime of confusion, hardship, and pain.

Yashoda hospital offers intensive outpatient and in-patient hospitalization programs created to help focus on the symptoms of depression, anxiety and thoughts of self-harm in children and teens.

Our child psychology unit offers an environment on the leading edge of treatment, research, and education, with a precise focus on children. Child and adolescent psychiatry is an absolute subspecialty at the hospital. Because of this, we are able to offer you and your child with a special blend of clinical expertise and compassionate care from people who are actually delivering it every day.

Our doctors comprehensively evaluate your child to identify the specific patterns of strength and weaknesses. We assess and diagnose developmental, learning, or behavioural disabilities. Accordingly, our team provide recommendations and intervention strategies which helps in determining appropriate accommodations and modifications in the school setting.

We provide you and your child an environment which values children and their families first and identifies the special contributions they make to our society.

What Are The Medical Services Provided At Paediatrics Psychology Unit?

We provide four main areas of services to help you child overcome the educational or behavioural struggles and obtain the appropriate intervention:

  • Assessment (help in diagnosing learning, developmental, or behavioural disabilities)
  • Therapy (for particular patterns of strengths and weaknesses)
  • Consultation (to child and parents)
  • Advocacy

Our experts provide early diagnostic, treatment and intervention services to the children with developmental delays/mental retardation, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD, visual, hearing or physical impairments, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorders (ADHD), including children with brain damage due to various causes such as birth asphyxia, antenatal/ natal problems in mothers, illnesses in children during infancy and early childhood years.

What Are The Medical Conditions We Treat Under Paediatrics Psychology Unit?

We at Paediatrics Psychology Unit take up assessments and intervention planning for the following issues:

  • Eating Disorders (Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa,)
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Coping with chronic medical illnesses including (Diabetes, Celiac, Cancer, Food allergies, Chronic pain, etc.)
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Major depression
  • Obesity
  • Schizophrenia
  • Young children with disruptive behaviours

We understand that child environment such as the entire family and educational setting is important for the development of their psyche and thus while evaluating and treating children, we even invite family members to actively participate in the child's evaluation and treatment.



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