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Children’s Mental Health: Surveillance of mental disorders among children in the United States (CDC MMWR Special Report)

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiated a special Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on child mental health surveillance. This report will provide a first and comprehensive look at surveillance systems that collect data on mental health issues. The report summarizes information about ongoing federal surveillance systems that can provide estimates of the prevalence of mental disorders and indicators of mental health among children living in the United States, and presents estimates of childhood mental disorders and indicators from these systems during 2005-2011.

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