Activity limitations increase risk for mental health conditions

June 14, 2019

Study Rundown: Youth with chronic physical conditions have been shown to be at greater risk for developing mental health conditions. However, less is known about the potential mechanisms for increased risk, and few studies have followed incidence over time. In this retrospective cohort study, researchers used national medical survey data to compare 2-year incidence of mental health conditions in youth with and without chronic physical conditions and/or activity limitations.


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