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Entertainment Significant consequences of corona pandemic for child health

08:40  04 october  2022
08:40  04 october  2022 Source:   businessinsider.de

virologist Hendrik Streeck does not want a fourth Corona vaccination for the time being: This is the reason for

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girls in adolescence in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania after an investigation by the health insurance company DAK-Gesundheit often suffer mentally from the consequences of the restrictions in corona pandemic. Girls between the ages of 15 and 17 in particular are affected. Compared to the time before Corona, they suffer significantly more frequently from depression, eating and anxiety disorders, as the DAK reports in its latest children's and youth report.

Schülerinnen und Schüler einer sechsten Klasse stehen beieinander. © Hendrik Schmidt/dpa/symbol image students of a sixth grade stand together.

was considered for the report in 2018 to 2021. For the representative analysis, outpatient and inpatient treatment data from 25,000 children and adolescents in the northeast were scientifically examined.

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In 2021 a quarter more girls between the ages of 15 and 17 were treated with depression and almost a fifth with an anxiety disorder than in 2019. Boys of the same age group are therefore significantly less affected. They were only diagnosed with seven percent more depression than before. In the case of 10 to 14-year-olds, treatments due to an anxiety disorder in girls rose by 10 percent, while the boys had a decrease of 23 percent.

In the younger people, the cases of pathological obesity (obesity) increased strongly, as it was said. In 2021, there was an increase in diagnoses of 24 percent compared to 2019. At 45 percent, the increase in boys is significantly stronger than in girls with plus 6 percent.

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's DAK head of Sabine Hansen warned of long-term Pandemic consequences. The data showed a dramatic development in depression and anxiety disorders. "We must not leave the affected children, young people and their parents alone with the problems," she appealed to politics in MV and to experts. Immediate programs and offers of help are necessary. Hansen warned to keep the schools open in the upcoming winter. This also applies to other “holding everyday structures”, such as sports clubs and open child and youth work facilities.

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