Parents fear mental illness is ‘life sentence’


  • International Medical Press
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Two-thirds of parents fear a diagnosis of mental illness for their child would be tantamount to a ‘life sentence’, reveals a new survey.

The YouGov survey of 2,000 adults, including 500 parents, found that 67% of parents would worry that their son or daughter might never recover from ...