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Greek children have a disproportionate level of depression

Nearly 20% of Greek students suffer from depression and is the highest rate in the European Union. The rate of depression amongst Greek children increases during adulthood. Learning difficulties and dyslexia are often associated with depression. Childhood mental disorders can stem from abuse, neglect and school stress.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Macedonian Press Agency

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About: Greek children have a disproportionate level of depression

Date: 8 October 2004

Source: Macedonian Press Agency


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