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.

Read the article about research on hospital stays for children with existing mental health conditions»