Navigation Links
More Kids Diagnosed With Mental Health Disabilities, Study Finds
Date:5/6/2013

By Serena Gordon
HealthDay Reporter

SUNDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Significantly more U.S. children have a neurodevelopmental or mental health disability than did a decade ago, according to new research.

Disabilities that impair a child's day-to-day living have risen 16 percent, with the greatest increase seen in richer families, according to the study. Conditions such as autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder appear to lie behind the increase, experts said.

But the surveys of parents in 2001-'02 and 2009-'10 also revealed some good news: The rate of disability due to physical conditions went down, according to the study, which is scheduled for presentation Sunday at the Pediatric Academic Societies' annual meeting in Washington D.C. Data and conclusions presented at meetings are typically considered preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed medical journal.

"This may mean there are differences in people getting early access to care," said study lead author Dr. Amy Houtrow, vice chairwoman of pediatric rehabilitation medicine at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. For example, medications for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, a potentially debilitating inflammatory arthritis, have improved significantly in recent years, she said.

"For some conditions, it may be that medical care has improved so much that children may have a diagnosis but not a disability," she said, adding that this particular example is from what she has seen in her practice, not from the study data.

For the study, Houtrow and colleagues reviewed data from two National Health Interview Surveys conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). They included more than 102,000 parents of children from infancy through 17 years of age.

Parents were asked if their children had any limitations in play or activity, received special education services, needed help with personal car
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges Retired Shipyard Workers Diagnosed With Mesothelioma To Call Them For The Names Of The Most Experienced Mesothelioma Lawyers-Nationwide
2. The Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges US Navy Veterans Diagnosed with Mesothelioma To Call Them For The Names Of The Most Skilled Mesothelioma Lawyers-Compensation
3. Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Retired Industrial Workers Diagnosed With Mesothelioma To Call Them For The Names The Best Mesothelioma Law Firms-Quality Matters
4. Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Now Urges US Navy Veterans Diagnosed With Lung Cancer To Call Them About Compensation If They Were Exposed To Asbestos In The Service
5. Mesothelioma Victims Center's Now Urges Family Members Of A US Navy Veteran Diagnosed With Mesothelioma To Call Them For The Names Of The Best Mesothelioma Law Firms
6. Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges Families To Call Them For On The Spot Contacts Of The Best Mesothelioma Law Firms-If A Parent Has Been Diagnosed With Mesothelioma
7. RI Hospital: Nearly half of older women diagnosed with UTI not confirmed in urine culture
8. Dr. Gary McClain of JustGotDiagnosed.com Speaking at Inhibitor Family Camp
9. Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges Families With A Retired Parent Diagnosed With Mesothelioma To Call Them For The Names Of The Best Mesothelioma Law Firms-Get Compensated
10. Breathing Problem Sometimes Misdiagnosed in Athletes
11. Mesothelioma Victims Center's Now Urges US Navy Veterans or Individuals Diagnosed With Mesothelioma To Call Them For The Names Of Most Skilled Mesothelioma Law Firms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
More Kids Diagnosed With Mental Health Disabilities, Study Finds
(Date:5/24/2015)... 24, 2015 Scientists with Cardno ChemRisk, ... air quality compliance issues that may have raised the ... Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the research. ... The group found airborne asbestos levels well above OSHA ... 1984 and 2011. , “Asbestos compliance sampling data associated ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... Medicx Media Solutions http://www.medicxmedia.com ... Jay Krihak as its head of programmatic strategy ... its expertise and leadership position in the data ... sectors. , Krihak is an experienced, award-winning agency ... led sales planning teams for mobile platform Jumptap. ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... 2015 Dr. David Benvenuti, an experienced plastic ... a new article to his website that takes ... Benvenuti explained in the fascinating blog, he has recently ... earlobes. , Known as “gauging,” the technique involves placing larger ... Benvenuti said will eventually stretch the holes out to incredible ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... A live auction will be held to sell ... and other medical facilities around the United States. Various ... surgery, anesthesia, exam and much more. , The live ... 28 starting at 9:00am CDT each day. The equipment is ... Melrose Park, IL 60160. Anyone can participate in the ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Pioneer Millworks, the largest reclaimed wood company in ... reclaimed wood, introducing their latest reclaimed wood products at ... offerings, Vat 35, Reclaimed Teak , and Prairie ... largest design event. , “Designers, architects, builders, and homeowners ... see and feel the variety of wood surfaces in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Analysis Finds Too Many Employers Ignored OSHA Asbestos Guidelines, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Medicx Media Solutions Expands Executive Team 2Health News:Dr. Benvenuti, a Plastic Surgeon in Newport Beach, CA, Posts New Article about Repairing Ear Gauges 2Health News:Over 5,200 Lots of Medical Equipment Will Be Sold by Live Auction 2Health News:Pioneer Millworks to Reveal New Design Trends with Reclaimed Wood at Dwell on Design in LA 2Health News:Pioneer Millworks to Reveal New Design Trends with Reclaimed Wood at Dwell on Design in LA 3
... the House of,Representatives approved the Tom Lantos and ... and Malaria Reauthorization Act.,This strong bipartisan vote advances ... program., This legislation preserves the important principles ... has supported life-saving,antiretroviral treatment for over 1.4 million ...
... 1, 2008 The American College of Physicians ... and employer organizations to endorse the Patient Charter ... These organizations believe that health plans that evaluate, ... be independently assessed. The review and standardization of ...
... 2008 The following is a,statement of William V. ... Strickland and legislative leaders have broken Ohio,s,promise to protect ... funds,from the state,s highly successful tobacco prevention program, run ... high price if this raid,is carried out. More kids ...
... April 2, 2008 Miami resident,Rita Campos Ramirez, 60, ... role,in a $170 million scheme to defraud Medicare, Assistant ... U.S. Attorney R. Alexander,Acosta of the Southern District of ... case of Medicare fraud in the,history of the program., ...
... 2, 2008 While attention deficit and,hyperactivity disorder ... also prevalent in adults. Here,s more with an ... on the lives of adults., Listen ... Registered journalists can access video, audio, text, ...
... 2008 House Republican,Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) issued the ... billion for the president,s global AIDS initiative -,even though ... Budget Office (CBO) found the program couldn,t spend in ... "I,ve said on more than one occasion that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Patient charter ensures that reports on physicians are meaningful, reliable and fair 2Health News:Gov. Strickland, Legislative Leaders Break Promise to Protect Ohio's Kids from Tobacco 2Health News:Owner of Medicare Billing Service Sentenced to 10 Years In Prison For Role in $170 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme 2
(Date:5/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Electrophysiologist Kevin Makati, M.D. ... to Boston, MA to ... Heart Rhythm Society conference. These scientific sessions drew ... the ideas, people and technology that propel their ... hybrid, minimally invasive cardiac operation that combines the ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , May 22, ... awarded CSL Behring its 2015 Corporate Leadership Award ... advancing science and improving the care of the bleeding disorders ... CEO and Managing Director, CSL Limited, during the NHF Annual ... on May 21. "The National Hemophilia Foundation is ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... 2015   InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" ... ("EPS"), today announced that its CGuard TM Embolic Prevention ... Prof. Piotr Musialek , at the EuroPCR ... . PARADIGM, an investigator-initiated P rospective ... roti D revascularization I n symptomatic and increased-risk ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute Physician Presents at Heart Rhythm Society 2St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute Physician Presents at Heart Rhythm Society 3National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 2National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 3National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 4InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 2InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 3InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 4
... 2012  NewCardio, Inc., (OTC BB: NWCI) a cardiovascular diagnostic solutions ... management. Effective January 1, 2012, Jess Jones, ... replacing Vincent W. Renz, Jr. Dr. Jones has been a ... From 2006 to December 2010 Dr. Jones worked with Vision ...
... ThermoGenesis Corp. (NASDAQ: KOOL ), a ... and store human cell concentrates, said today it has ... under which Arthrex will market ThermoGenesis, Res-Q® 60 (Res-Q) ... Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC). ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NewCardio Announces Changes in Board of Directors and Executive Management 2NewCardio Announces Changes in Board of Directors and Executive Management 3NewCardio Announces Changes in Board of Directors and Executive Management 4Thermogenesis Signs Worldwide Res-Q System Distribution Agreement With Arthrex for Sports Medicine Applications 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: