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Up to 1 in 5 children in the poorest fifth of families display symptoms of mental illness, compared to 1 in 20 children from the richest homes. But according to a new study, mothers’ mental health matters even more.
Support for children with emotional and behavioural problems may be more effective if targeted at those with both cognitive difficulties and depressed mothers, new findings suggest.
Children who experience physical or sexual abuse have three times the odds of having suicidal thoughts at age 45, new research shows.
Twenty-somethings who pursued vocational training rather than university report being just as satisfied with their lives, according to new research
How has the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) aided government understanding of the social inequalities faced by young people today?
Mums living with intellectual and developmental disabilities tend to live in poverty, have a chaotic home environment and report poorer mental health during their children’s early years.
Children who are hyperactive are more likely to report poor mental health when they are adults, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Children who lose a parent are less likely to talk about their feelings, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Child victims of bullying become greater users of mental health services in later life, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Programmes that teach children self-reliance and teamwork may have lifelong benefits for mental health, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Girls from the UK’s poorest families tend to start menstruation early, compared to their peers from the richest backgrounds
Generation X suffers poorer mental health in mid-life than the Baby Boomers before them, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
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