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OPINION: The United States needs 5 times more child psychiatrists

OPINION: The United States needs 5 times more child psychiatrists

Psychiatrist Coline Stordeur talks to a young girl in her room in the pediatric unit at Robert Debré Hospital, in Paris, France, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Between falling test scores and rising rates of mental illness, American children are not doing well. COVID-19 is an easy villain, but signs of stress showed …

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Analysis |  The United States needs five times as many child psychiatrists

Analysis | The United States needs five times as many child psychiatrists

Comment this story Comment Between falling test scores and rising rates of mental illness, American children are not doing well. Covid is an easy villain, but signs of tension appeared long before this virus took hold: Anxiety in children increased by 27% and depression by 24% between 2016 and 2019, according to data from the …

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