For children, rates of mental health treatment are going up and rates of diagnosis are going down

by ParentCo. May 26, 2015

A new study claims that in children, rates of treatment for mental illness are going up, while overall rates of diagnosis are going down.
Despite our modern worries about technology, social media, and “helicopter parenting,” a greater percentage of adults are being more attentive to their children’s health needs. As a result, children with psychiatric problems are being treated earlier on in life
Source: Children May Not Have as Many Mental Health Disorders as Suspected — NOVA Next | PBS


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