Mental disorders and physical diseases co-occur in teenagers

8 abril 2015

Every third teenager has suffered from one mental disorder and one physical disease. These co-occurrences come in specific associations: More often than average, depression occurs together with diseases of the digestive system, eating disorders with seizures and anxiety disorders together with arthritis, heart disease as well as diseases of the digestives system. These findings are based on data from 6,500 U.S. teenagers.