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Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on child and adolescent mental health services

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Hannah Chu Han Huang, Dennis Ougrin

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere145
JournalBJPsych Open
Issue number5
Published5 Sep 2021

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Publisher Copyright: Copyright © The Author(s), 2021. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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The COVID-19 pandemic and government lockdown restrictions have had an impact on children and young people worldwide. In this editorial, we explore how and why referrals to UK children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) have changed during the pandemic and summarise the emerging data on the potential reasons behind this.

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