Mental health of children, adolescents, and young adults with life-limiting conditions

Takeaway

  • The prevalence of anxiety and depression among children, adolescents, and young adults with life-limiting conditions (LLCs) is higher than the general population.

Why this matters

  • Mental health problems among youth are a growing public health concern.

  • Understanding the association between mental health and LLCs will aid in the screening and subsequent treatment of mental conditions in children, adolescents, and young adults with LLCs.