10/28/2013

Overall, the prevalence of depression among U.S. children was 3.7% in 2007, and researchers from Brown University found that the likelihood of depression was significantly higher among children who suffered a brain injury or concussion. Data from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health showed that children with a brain injury had a twofold increased risk of depression compared with those who did not suffer such injury. The findings were presented at the AAP NCE meeting.

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