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Including Children in Discussions about Their Medical Care

​Children have wild imaginations. Sometimes, this can cause them to worry about things they should not.  

In this video, adolescent medicine specialist Nadja G. Peter, MD discusses why it is important to be honest and upfront with your child about his or her medical care.

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Reaching Teens: Strength-based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development (Copyright © 2014 American Academy of Pediatrics)
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
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