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December 29, 2022
by Elizabeth Pratt

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Child Survivors of Firearm Injury More Likely To Receive Mental Health Diagnosis Within a Year

December 29, 2022 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

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35% of children injured with a firearm receive a new mental health diagnosis in the year following their injury. Data published recently in the Anals of Surgery found that child survivors of firearm injury have high rates of new mental health diagnoses, even when compared with children who have injuries in motor vehicle accidents. [More]