From The Situational Therapist: “Mental Illness in children is extremely difficult to diagnose. There is already so much stigma surrounding mental illness and it can be difficult to find the right diagnosis. The results of misdiagnosis cannot be understated and the effects on your child can be long-lasting. As a parent, you have a responsibility to ensure that your child gets the correct diagnosis. Here are three ways that mental illness gets misdiagnosed in children.
Note: Heavy use of sarcasm, irony, and perspective shifts.”