Top Child Psychiatrists in Meridian, MS
4940 Highway 39 N
Meridian, MS 39301
- Child Psychiatry
- 37 years experience
- Short wait time
A pediatric/adolescent psychiatrist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental and emotional conditions in young children and adolescents.
These specialists study psychopathological disorders and their causes in order to prevent and identify them in their patients. These disorders may be caused by biological, psychosocial, genetic, demographic, or environmental factors, a patient's history, or any combination of these factors.
Pediatric/adolescent psychiatrists treat patients through a variety of interventions including medical treatment, behavior therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, problem solving techniques, family therapy, parent training, psychodynamic therapy, and consultation with the patient's primary care physician or school professionals.
The area of Meridian, MS has a population of approximately 67,084 people. There are 2 child psychiatrists near Meridian, which gives it a ratio of 1 child psychiatrist per 33,542 residents or a ratio of 1 child psychiatrist per 12,988 households. There are 25,975 households in Meridian.