Not all children grow from infancy through their adolescent years without experiencing some bumps along the way. While every child is unique and special, sometimes they encounter emotions, feelings or behavior that causes problems which can impact themselves and their family. Families often worry when their child has difficulty coping with certain experiences, trouble sleeping, gets involved with drugs, or can't along with family or friends. Below, you will find a database of clear definitions on a variety of common topics.

Please note: The articles are direct links from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Website.