When your child or teen really has an anxiety disorder vs. a misdiagnosed health issue, treatment is affected, which in turn hurts treatment outcomes. Here's how to avoid a misdiagnosis when your child or teen really has an anxiety disorder.
According to the Child Mind Institute, parents wait an average of two years after the onset of a child’s anxiety symptoms to reach out for mental health treatment. This can lead to the incorrect diagnosis which leads to less effective treatment. Dr. Judy provides tools and strategies to prevent misdiagnosis in this session.