1. What are the different treatments for conditions associated with child psychology?
The various treatments employed for conditions associated with child psychology are as follows:
- Educational support
- Occupational interventions
- Nutritional support
2. How do I identify if my child needs to consult a psychologist?
Following signs and symptoms are helpful in identifying whether your child needs to consult a psychologist or not
- Difficulty in concentration
- Aggressive behaviour
- Mood changes (sudden)
- Fear, worries
- Loss of appetite, headache
- Suicidal thoughts
- Substance abuse
3. Whom should I consult for the treatment of diseases related to child psychology?
A psychologist and psychiatrist can be consulted for the treatment of diseases related to child psychology.
4. Will a child psychologist prescribe medicines to my child?
No, a child psychologist will not prescribe medicines to your child since they are not medical doctors. They will first evaluate the condition and provide appropriate psychotherapy.
5. Is speech therapy a part of child psychology treatment?
If speech disorder is associated with child's psychological disorder, then it is a part of child psychology treatment. Speech therapy helps in the improvement of child's cognitive function, anxiety, depression or autism.