A child's soul is different from an adult's. While we examine an adult's history from childhood, a child's development is assessed in light of how his family and close surroundings function too.
The Pediatric Psychiatry Clinic at Shaare Zedek sees many children suffering from ADHD-type disorders that reflect on their behavior and their relationships with others. Other common problems are depression and anxiety.
Treatment is generally based on a combination of drugs and behavioral-cognitive treatment, which is more focused. At the same time the parents are invited to come in for counseling and guidance.
Patients from the Clalit Health Agency can come for psychiatric counseling via the agency.