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Hong Kong: 1 in 10 primary schoolchildren show signs of "serious depression"

Nov 19, 2017, South China Morning Post: One in 10 Hong Kong primary pupils suffer from serious depression, survey shows http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2120602/one-10-hong-kong-primary-pupils-suffer-serious-depression About one in 10 primary schoolchildren in Hong Kong have symptoms of serious depression and should be given medical treatment, according to a survey of more than 1,300 pupils released on Sunday. The survey by the Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service also found that 21.7 per cent of the schoolchildren polled complained of constant stress, up 5.5 percentage points from a similar poll last year and also a three-year high. … The agency released a separate survey in August that also found more than half of the 15,000 secondary school students polled had developed signs of depression.