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Children’s Hospital Boston is home to the world’s most extensive research enterprise at a pediatric hospital. We also have many partners with the top research, biotech and health care organizations, and we work together to find innovative ways to improve kids’ health.
At Children’s Department of Psychiatry, we’re committed to helping your child live a full and healthy life. Our experienced team of researchers focus on finding answers to two simple questions: What puts a child at risk for mental illness? How can we help?
What puts a child at risk for mental illness?
1. Problem: Depression and anti-social behaviors are increasingly prevalent among children and teenagers, yet their causes and the best approaches to treatment are still not well understood.
How can we help?
1. Problem: For many patients and families, the challenges of coping with chronic illness are exacerbated by emotional and mental stressors.
2. Problem: Research has shown that preterm infants are significantly more at risk for attention deficit disorder, lower IQ, difficulties in social-emotional functioning and increased need for specialized school services.
We also have researchers whose focus is pinpointed on behavioral or emotional aspects of specific diagnoses:
Find out more about our research.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”