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Mental illness not increasing among Canadian youth
Mental illness not increasing among Canadian youth (November 5, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Ottawa - According to research published in CMAJ, mental illnesses are not increasing among children. Researcher studied over 30,000 children from three different time periods: 1994/95-2004/05, 1996/97-2006/7, and 1998/99-2008/09. Results showed that depression and anxiety scores did not change ore the time period among children 10-11 and 12-13 years. Physical and indirect aggression declined among all age groups, while there was a noticeable decline in suicidal behaviour among children 12-13 and 14-15 years.
 
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