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What mental health issues can a pediatrician diagnose?

Pediatricians can evaluate a variety of mental health issues. In fact, they are probably your first line of evaluation. We can diagnose things such as attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We can diagnose depression. We can diagnose anxiety. So if you have concerns about your children with any of these, please contact your pediatrician.

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