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Majority of Youth With Mental Disorders May Not Be Receiving Sufficient Services

(1/11/2011)

NIMH Press Office
January 4, 2011

About 20 percent of U.S. youth during their lifetime are affected by some type of mental disorder to an extent that they have difficulty functioning, according to a new NIMH survey published in the October 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The data support the observation from surveys of adults that mental disorders most commonly start in early life.

View the full article: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/2011/majority-of-youth-with-mental-disorders-may-not-be-receiving-sufficient-services.shtml 


Keywords: youth, mental disorders, suffiicient services



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