Kids mental health may be affected by Air Pollution


London: The study reveals that Air pollution may negatively affect brain and cognitive development in children and adolescents, a new study has warned.

Researchers from Umea University in Sweden stated, “Dispensed medication for psychiatric diagnosis can be related to air pollution concentrations”.

Air pollution adversely affect residential areas and childrens’
adolescents' psychiatric health.

The study was conducted by register based data which reveal that Swedes are registered, together with Swedish National Register data of air pollution concentrations.

The results show that air pollution increased the risk of having dispensed medication for at least one psychiatric diagnosis for children and adolescents, researchers said.