ERIC Number: EJ647181
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Comorbidity of Mental Health Problems and Chronic Health Conditions in Children.
Combs-Orme, Terri; Heflinger, Craig Anne; Simpkins, Celeste G.
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, v10 n2 p116-25 Sum 2002
A study compared Medicaid children with and without serious mental health problems (n=965) using parent reports of global health status, physical functioning, and general health perceptions. Children with more serious mental health problems were significantly more likely to have chronic health conditions. The number of conditions also predicted parents' reports. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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