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GP consultation rates increase by a third in children with parental depression

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if you look at the data its not that significant in actual numbers and more likely to be an issue and statistically relevant with children with chronic long term conditions where parents are more likely to be depressed anyway. numbers are based on one practice in one part of London. The figures don't allow you to see if parents have one condition or multiple ones, some of the statistical data suggests having chronic arthritis is associated with more appointments but the study does not allow you to know how many of these parents were also depressed.

Posted date

01 Aug 2018

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1:18pm

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