Comorbidity of Mental Illness Among Children with Disabilities

Comorbidity is the term is used for children and adults with developmental disabilities along with co-occurring mental illness and behavioral difficulties.

BY H. Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PhD, Rick Rader, MD, DHL (Hon), and Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MScD, DHL (Hon) | February 2020 | Category: Diet & Nutrition

Comorbidity of Mental Illness Among Children with Disabilities

For example, when a youngster with developmental and behavioral difficulties is examined, it can be difficult to determine the underlying cause of these difficulties.

The epidemic spread of unhealthy lifestyles increases the likelihood of occurrence of several diseases which tend to appear together, such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

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