Increased rates of psychosocial disorders in youth

  title={Increased rates of psychosocial disorders in youth},
  author={Eric Fombonne},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
The evidence for an increased incidence of rates of psychosocial disorders including depression, suicide, delinquency, eating disorders, and drug and alcohol abuse is summarized. Findings from prospective studies, family genetic studies, community surveys, repeated cross-sectional surveys, and data from mortality and police statistics suggest that the increase over time of several of these disorders is supported by epidemiological evidence, particularly for suicide, delinquency, addictive… CONTINUE READING


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