Managing Anxiety Disorders in Traumatized Children
September 22, 2014•15 min
Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen
Guest: Danielle Laraque
Given the urgent national shortages of mental health specialists, i.e., well-trained child psychiatrists and psychologists, how should doctors such as pediatricians or family practitioners diagnosis PTSD and trauma, and separate trauma and PTSD out from the garden variety typical worries and difficulties that many children have? Dr. Danielle Laraque, Vice-President of Maimonides Infants & Children's Hospital and the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, joins host Dr. Peter Jensen to address this question and much more.