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Children with asthma are prone to mental disorders

Children with asthma are prone to mental disorders

Children with asthma are prone to mental disorders

Young children with severe or persistent asthma, more likely to experience mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, established experts from the University of Western Australia. According to The First Post,

Said study co-author Monique Robinson, earlier issues of this connection has already been raised. But this time, the experts decided to test if the connection in relation to severe and moderate in severity of asthma, how it yavna if the child has symptoms subside with age, or, conversely, do not leave it all my childhood.

During the study used statistics Raine Study. Scientists have tried to understand what the risk of mental health problems (up to 17 years), if already diagnosed with asthma at the age of five. Thus, the presence of the diagnosis of "asthma" in five years was associated with a greater susceptibility to anxiety, behavioral and affective problems.

When asthmatic children broke into groups depending on the severity of the condition, children with mild asthma in terms of mental health did not differ from healthy. But severe or persistent asthma had an increased risk of possible problems later in life.