Mood Disorders Clinic
Childhood-onset depression often persists, recurs and continues into adulthood, frequently in a more severe form. Depression in young people is accompanied by psychological or somatic symptoms, behavioral manifestations or other mental illnesses such as anxiety disorders and substance abuse. Depression also commonly occurs in conjunction with serious or chronic illnesses such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis and epilepsy.
The Mood Disorders Clinic serves children and adolescents up to age 18 who have as their primary problem mood disorders such as the following:
- Major depression
- Bipolar disorder
For referrals or additional information, please contact (650) 723-5511.