New study: More mental health problems in children in the Corona-crisis

In the Corona-crisis has worsened the quality of life and mental health of many children and young people in Germany, according to a new study. Especially child

New study: More mental health problems in children in the Corona-crisis

In the Corona-crisis has worsened the quality of life and mental health of many children and young people in Germany, according to a new study. Especially children from socially weaker families, were affected, the head of the so-called COPSY-study of the University hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer said on Friday. "Most of the children and young people feel the pressure, to make more Caring, pay less attention to their health and complain of frequent quarrels in the family."

In the case of every second child the relationship to his friends by the lack of physical contact suffered. The UKE-scientists interviewed between the 26. May and 10. June more than 1000 children and adolescents between 11 and 17 years and more than 1500 parents via the Online questionnaire. The COPSY study was according to UKE, the first nationwide study of its kind.

Updated Date: 10 July 2020, 08:22

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