Interventions and Treatment
Study shows how comorbid mental health conditions can impact child’s care in hospital
January 09, 2017 | Emily Taylor
Recent research published in Pediatrics in November 2016 is the first study to show how comorbid mental health conditions, such as anxiety, ADHD and depression, can impact a child’s care in the hospital. Based on their analysis of hospital data, researchers found that children hospitalized for medical or surgical procedures who have an existing mental health condition stay in the hospital longer.