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Being left out puts youths with special needs at risk for depression

The challenges that come with battling a chronic medical condition or developmental disability are enough to get a young person down. But being left out, ignored or bullied by their peers is the main reason youths with special health care needs report symptoms of anxiety or depression, according to a new study.
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Kids With Chronic Illness, Disability More Apt to Be Bullied

Health : Newswise Medical News (4 years ago)

On top of all the other hardships they face daily, adolescent students living with a disability or chronic illness are more likely to be victims of bullying from their peers at school, a new French and Irish study finds. Read Post

New research looks at caring for patients with multiple chronic conditions and future challenges

Health : Medical News Today (9 months ago)

Updates from MCC Research Network presented in special issue of Medical CareThe millions of Americans living with more than one chronic disease are at high risk of poor health outcomes, and account for a disproportionate share of he... Read Post

Study finds parents of children with disabilities at higher health risk

Health : Medical News Today (10 months ago)

A University of Limerick study has found that parents of children with learning or developmental disabilities have an increased risk of depression and are more likely to suffer from chronic health conditions. The figures showed that... Read Post


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