publication . Article . 2017

Chronic Childhood Trauma, Mental Health, Academic Achievement, and School-Based Health Center Mental Health Services

Larson, Satu; Chapman, Susan; Spetz, Joanne; Brindis, Claire D;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
BackgroundChildren and adolescents exposed to chronic trauma have a greater risk for mental health disorders and school failure. Children and adolescents of minority racial/ethnic groups and those living in poverty are at greater risk of exposure to trauma and less likely to have access to mental health services. School-based health centers (SBHCs) may be one strategy to decrease health disparities.MethodsEmpirical studies between 2003 and 2013 of US pediatric populations and of US SBHCs were included if research was related to childhood trauma's effects, mental health care disparities, SBHC mental health services, or SBHC impact on academic achievement.ResultsE...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: school-based health centers, chronic trauma, child mental health, academic achievement, pediatric health care, Humans, Mental Health, Mental Health Services, Child Abuse, Minority Groups, Students, Adolescent, Child, School Health Services, United States, Female, Male, Academic Success, Prevention, Basic Behavioral and Social Science, Pediatric, Injury (total) Accidents/Adverse Effects, Behavioral and Social Science, Clinical Research, Pediatric Research Initiative, Health Services, 8.1 Organisation and delivery of services, Public Health, Public Health and Health Services, Curriculum and Pedagogy
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