Early Childhood

Childhood Social-Emotional Functioning Linked To Early-Onset Mental Health Conditions

March 05, 2019 | Emily Taylor

Research published in JAMA Network Open looked at a group of more than 34,000 children in British Columbia, Canada from birth to age 14. The researchers found a correlation between teacher-ratings for social-emotional challenges at kindergarten and physician-assessed mental health conditions by age 14. The researchers recommend further studies on preventative interventions in the early school years.

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