Surpise Finding: Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents Is Down



"The rate of severe mental illness among children and adolescents has dropped substantially in the past generation, researchers reported Wednesday, in an analysis that defies public perceptions of trends in youngsters’ mental health."

– "Severe Mental Illness Found to Drop in Young, Defying Perceptions"
- Benedict Carey, May 20, 2015, New York Times commenting on TheNew England Journal of Medicine's findings


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