[Mental health of children and adolescents in Germany. Results from the BELLA study within the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)].

@article{RavensSieberer2007MentalHO,
  title={[Mental health of children and adolescents in Germany. Results from the BELLA study within the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)].},
  author={Ulricke Ravens-Sieberer and Nora Wille and Silke Bettge and Michael Erhart},
  journal={Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 5-6},
  pages={871-8}
}
The Mental Health Module (BELLA study) examines emotional well-being and behaviour in a representative sub-sample of 2,863 families with children aged 7 to 17 from the National Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS). The prevalence of mental health problems was determined using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) and additional standardised screening measures. Of children and adolescents, 21.9 % (95 %CI: 19.9-24.0) showed signs of mental… CONTINUE READING