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Nihit Kumar, M.D.

Nihit Kumar, M.D.

Nihit Kumar, M.D, completed his medical school in India before moving to Little Rock, Arkansas for his residency training in Psychiatry followed by a fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry as well as Addiction Psychiatry.

He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Program Director for fellowship training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He is passionate about teaching and mentoring students and residents.

He has authored multiple professional papers and regularly speaks with the media on topics related to mental health. He also volunteers his time as a board member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Arkansas.

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Anxiety in Children: What is It and What Can You Do About It?

Anxiety is an essential part of children's normal development but if it's excessive, interfering with quality of life, seek help a health professional.