Primary schools and the amplification of social differences in child mental health: a population-based cohort study.
Farr Institute, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.
Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK.
- Published Article
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
- Publication Date
Oct 22, 2017
Additional support to help children from disadvantaged backgrounds at preschool and in early primary school may help narrow inequalities. Children from disadvantaged backgrounds started school with a higher prevalence of mental health difficulties, compared with their more advantaged peers, and this disparity widened markedly over the first 3 years of school.
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