Children are suffering a severe play deficit

 

linear, increase in anxiety and depression in young people over the decades; generalised anxiety disorder and major depression are five to eight times what they were in the 1950s. Over the same period, the suicide rate for young people aged 15 to 24 has more than doubled, and that for children under age 15 has quadrupled.
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