Keeping the Mental Health of Children in Mind

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General Medicine Paediatrics Public Health Developmental Pediatrics Public health Developmental Pediatrics
Mental Health in Children

Our country has a growing number of children with mental health issues. This article gives an overview of the problem and tips on how we can promote the mental health of children at every child visit.


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