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Being Bullied Tied to Anxiety, Depression in Special-Needs Kids

Being Bullied Tied to Anxiety, Depression in Special-Needs Kidsby American Academy of Pediatrics, news release, April 29, 2012 More than chronic conditions themselves, maltreatment by peers added to mental distress in small study.SUNDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) — Special-needs youth with chronic medical conditions or developmental disabilities are at risk for anxiety and depression if …

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The Americans with Disabilities Act and Afterwards: Disabilities in Medical Education and Practice

Disabilities-in-Medical-Education-and-Practice-Disabilities–Looking-Back-and-Looking-Ahead Disabilities: Looking Back and Looking Ahead Sue Sun Yom, MA, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Neither numbers nor definitions come easily when considering disabilities. Although 35 to 49 million Americans are formally classified as disabled,1 many more disabilities may be unreported or undiagnosed. Disabilities differ in kind and degree of functional impairment and …

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