Study: 1 In 5 Children Suffers From A Mental Health Disorder - Study Finds
HAMILTON, Ontario — One in five children suffer from a mental disorder — with notable increases in depression and anxiety over the past 30 years — yet less than one-third have had contact with a mental healthcare provider, a new study finds.
The new study also found that the patterns of prevalence among different genders and age groups have changed.
Specifically, hyperactivity disorders in boys between four and 11 years old spiked from 9% to 16%. ..."