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Dianne Thomas

Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Dianne Thomas practices Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in Hackensack, New Jersey. Dr. Thomas evaluates patients throughout childhood and adolescence using many different procedures, in order to determine what treatments must be carried out in order to properly assess their symptoms. Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists are trained and certified to administer psychotherapy, medication, and many other means of treatment. Dr. Thomas seeks to improve each patients quality of life.
Dianne Thomas
  • Hackensack, Nj
  • University of the West Indies
  • Accepting new patients

Are there symptoms to recognize depression in a teenager?

There is an increase in anxiety in young people. The signs of depression in a young person typically are behavioral problems and irritability. The mood can be described as boredom, READ MORE
There is an increase in anxiety in young people. The signs of depression in a young person typically are behavioral problems and irritability. The mood can be described as boredom, feeling flat. They can be isolated.

My son watches the same movie over and over

I would like to find out some more info. - his developmental milestones. - When did he say his first word? - his social skills. - his ability to maintain eye contact READ MORE
I would like to find out some more info.

- his developmental milestones.
- When did he say his first word?
- his social skills.
- his ability to maintain eye contact and socialize with children of his age group.

Some children who engage in activities in this manner may be entirely normal, but to help with his diagnosis, more information of his language skills and social style is necessary.

Thanks very much for this very intriguing question.