The mental health module (BELLA study) within the German Health Interview and Examination Survey of Children and Adolescents (KiGGS): study design and methods

@article{MPH2008TheMH,
  title={The mental health module (BELLA study) within the German Health Interview and Examination Survey of Children and Adolescents (KiGGS): study design and methods},
  author={Prof. Dr. Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer MPH and B M Kurth},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={10-21}
}
The BELLA study on mental health and well-being in children and adolescents is the mental health module of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS). The cross-sectional KiGGS survey collected comprehensive data on the health status of 17,641 children and adolescents, aged 0–17 years, living in Germany. The survey included physical examinations and tests, questionnaires filled in by parents and equivalent questionnaires for children aged 11 years or… CONTINUE READING