Prevalence of mental health problems in schools: poverty and other risk factors among 28 000 adolescents in England
British Journal of Psychiatry
Fecha de publicación: 30 january 2019
Autores: Jessica Deighton, Suzet Tanya Lereya, Polly Casey, Praveetha Patalay, Neil Humphrey, Miranda Wolpert
Background: Current mental health provision for children is based on estimates of one in ten children experiencing mental health problems. This study analyses a large-scale community-based dataset of 28 160 adolescents to explore school-based prevalence of mental health problems and characteristics that predict increased odds of experiencing them.