More Kids Diagnosed With Mental Health Disabilities

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More Kids Diagnosed With Mental Health Disabilities
Mon, 05-06-2013 - 10:42am

According to Health Day News, "Significantly more U.S. children have a neurodevelopmental or mental health disability than did a decade ago, according to new research.

Disabilities that impair a child's day-to-day living have risen 16 percent, with the greatest increase seen in richer families, according to the study. Conditions such as autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder appear to lie behind the increase, experts said." more

Your thoughts? Do you have and theories on why this may be occuring?

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