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New Psychiatric Diagnoses among Finnish Children and Adolescents Increased by Nearly a Fifth After First Pandemic Phase

16.05.2023

According to a new study conducted by the Research Centre for Child Psychiatry of the University of Turku and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, the amount of new psychiatric diagnoses by Finnish specialist services increased by nearly a fifth among children and adolescents in Finland after the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The diagnoses increased particularly among females, adolescents and those living in the Helsinki region, which had the highest COVID-19 rates and tightest restrictions when compared to the rest of the country.

Economics Research Seminar

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6.6.2023 at 16.00 - 17.00
Topic: Mental Health Effects of Cancer in the Family: A Nationwide Register-based StudySpeaker: UTU Henri SalokangasEconomics research seminars are held every Tuesday at 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm. Seminar sessions are open to anyone interested.

Economics Research Seminar

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25.4.2023 at 16.00 - 17.00
Topic: Building resilience in the aftermath of displacement: the intergenerational effects of a randomized mental health intervention for refugee families - An example of psychological trialSpeaker: UTU Kirsi PeltonenEconomics research seminars are held every Tuesday at 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm. Seminar...

Study Explored Impact of Russian Invasion on Mental Health in Ukraine 2014 – Adolescents in War-Region Experienced High War Trauma and Daily Stress

11.11.2022

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety were more likely in adolescents exposed to war than those living outside the war-affected region in Ukraine. The unique study conducted by the Research Centre for Child Psychiatry of the University of Turku is the largest epidemiological study using standardised measures that examined the impact of the Russia–Ukraine war 2014 on the mental health of adolescents.