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CDC: Growing Number Of Kids With Mental Disorders

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Some disturbing statistics about mental disorders among American children.

A study by the Centers For Disease Control shows a steady increase over the last decade.

They estimate that 13-20% of children have experienced a mental disorder.

The numbers are based on data from various federal agencies, including the CDC.

Of all mental disorders, attention deficit was the most common.

That's followed by behavioral problems, anxiety, and depression.

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