Study looks at mental health issues in US youths

Study looks at mental health issues in US youths
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Researchers found that 7.4% of children and teenagers in the US had behavioral or conduct problems, while 7.1% had anxiety and 3.2% had depression. The findings in The Journal of Pediatrics, based on 2016 National Survey of Children's Health data involving 43,283 youths, also showed that 78.1% of those with depression received treatment, compared with 59.3% of those with anxiety and 53.5% of those with behavioral and conduct problems.

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