Mar 26, 2019, Telegraph: More than one in ten primary school boys is labelled with mental disorder https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/03/26/one-ten-primary-school-boys-labelled-mental-disorder/ More than one in ten boys at primary school are being labelled as suffering from a mental disorder, amid growing concerns about their classroom behaviour, research suggests. The NHS report, which examines the factors which may increase the risk of mental illness, found young boys were twice as likely as girls the same age to suffer such problems…. The figures from NHS Digital show 12.2 per cent of boys aged between five and 10 were found to be likely to be suffering from a mental disorder, along with 6.6 per cent of girls. Emotional disorders were equally likely in both genders, but behavioural problems which can include autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were twice as common in boys. … The analysis comes from research on more than 9,000 children, including 3,597 aged between five and 10, whose teachers were also quizzed….