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One in four children in Germany suffers from mental illness, a new study of patient data from German health insurance company DAK released Thursday revealed. The survey of child and teenager mental health was based on data collected from 800,000 children insured by DAK in 2016 and 2017. The data indicated that 24% of children display psychological anomalies. Just under 2% of children between the ages of 10 and 17 is diagnosed with depression and 2.2% with an anxiety disorder. According to DAK, extrapolating their patient data onto Germany’s total population of 10- to 17-year-olds would mean a total of…

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