Striking increase in mental health conditions in children and young people
University of Exeter Medical School Sep 14, 2018
The proportion of children and young people saying they have a mental health condition has grown six-fold in England over two decades and has increased significantly across the whole of Britain in recent years, new research reveals.
In 1995, just 0.8% of 4- to 24-year-olds in England reported a longstanding mental health condition. By 2014, this had increased to 4.8%. Looking across England, Scotland, and Wales using data between 2008 and 2014, reports of a mental health condition in England...
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