Chronic Childhood Trauma, Mental Health, Academic Achievement, and School-Based Health Center Mental Health Services.

  title={Chronic Childhood Trauma, Mental Health, Academic Achievement, and School-Based Health Center Mental Health Services.},
  author={Satu Larson and Susan A. Chapman and Joanne Spetz and Claire D. Brindis},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  volume={87 9},
BACKGROUND Children and adolescents exposed to chronic trauma have a greater risk for mental health disorders and school failure. [] Key MethodRESULTS Eight studies show a significant risk of mental health disorders and poor academic achievement when exposed to childhood trauma. Seven studies found significant disparities in pediatric mental health care in the US. Nine studies reviewed SBHC mental health service access, utilization, quality, funding, and impact on school achievement. CONCLUSION Exposure to…

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