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The decline was seen across all socioeconomic strata.
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The Kupol study provides a unique platform to evaluate the association between different aspects of school and adolescent mental health.
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Adolescents who experience chronic pain have higher prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in adulthood.
Progression of infant motor development is associated with cognitive ability in later childhood.
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