Recognising childhood neuropsychiatric disorders

Wilson, P. (2007) Recognising childhood neuropsychiatric disorders. Practitioner, 251(1697), pp. 29-30.

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In the most recent comprehensive survey of the mental health of children in the UK, psychiatric diagnoses were present in 7.7% of boys and 5.1% of girls aged five to ten years. These figures do not include some important disorders (for example of motor function) that overlap and merge with the psychiatric conditions, so they probably underestimate true prevalence.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Wilson, Prof Philip
Authors: Wilson, P.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > General Practice and Primary Care
Journal Name:Practitioner
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