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FACTS FOR FAMILIES
The following FACTS FOR FAMILIES is an award-winning series of fact sheets written to help children and their families. These fact sheets are put together by The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Please visit them for comments and for more information.

Adopted Child, The #15
Anxious Child, The #47
Bedwetting #18
Child Abuse - The Hidden Bruises #5
Child Sexual Abuse #9
The Child with a Long-Term Illness #19
Child with Autism, The #11
Children and AIDS #30
Children and Divorce #1
Children and Family Moves #14
Children and Firearms #37
Children and Grief #8
Children and Lying #44
Children and Sports #61
Children and The News #67
Children and TV Violence #13
Children and Watching TV #54
Children of Alcoholics #17
Children of Parents with Mental Illness #39
Children Online #59
Children Who Can't Pay Attention #6
Children Who Steal #12
Children Who Won't Go to School #7
Children with Learning Disabilities #16
Children's Major Psychiatric Disorders #29
Children's Sleep Problems #34
Children's Threats: When are they serious?  #65
Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation #52
Conduct Disorders #33
Continuum of Care, The #42
Depressed Child, The #4
Discipline #43
Foster Care #64
Gay And Lesbian Adolescents #63
Helping Children After a Disaster #36
Helping Teenagers with Stress #66
Home Alone Children #46
Influence of Music and Rock Videos, The #40
Know When to Seek Help for Your Child #24
Know Your Health Insurance Benefits #26
Lead Exposure #45
Making Day Care a Good Experience #20
Making Decisions About Substance Abuse Treatment #41
Manic-Depressive Illness in Teens #38
Mental Retardation #23
Normality #22
Normal Adolescent Development - Middle School and Early High School Years #57
Normal Adolescent Development - Late High School Years and Beyond #58
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents #60
Panic Disorder in Children and Adolescents #50
Parenting: Preparing for Adolescence #56
Problems with Soiling and Bowel Control #48
Psychiatric Medication for Children #21
Questions to ask about Psychiatric Medications for Children and Adolescents #51
11 Questions to Ask Before Psychiatric Hospital Treatment of Children and Adolescents #32
Responding to Child Sexual Abuse #28
Schizophrenia in Children #49
Stepfamily Problems #27
Talking to Your Kids About Sex #62
Teenagers with Eating Disorders #2
Teens: Alcohol and Other Drugs #3
Teen Suicide #10
Tic Disorders #35
Tobacco and Kids #68
Understanding Violent Behavior in Children & Adolescents #55
What is Psychotherapy For Children and Adolescents? #53
When Children Have Children #31
Who can be contacted to seek Help for Your Child #25

GLOSSARY OF SYMPTOMS & MENTAL ILLNESSES AFFECTING TEENAGERS
Please remember: All the problems described in the glossary are treatable and some can be prevented. In every case, the sooner a teenager gets help, the better.
The following disorders are discribed in this Glossary:
This glossary is put together by The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Please visit them for comments and for more information.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Anorexia Nervosa
Anxiety
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depression)
Bulimia Nervosa
Conduct Disorder
Depression
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Physical Abuse
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD
Psychosis
Schizophrenia
Sexual Abuse
Suicide
Tourette's Syndrome

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