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Physical and mental health for young children
Physical and mental health for young children

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Learning outcomes

By the end of Session 2, you should be able to:

  • appreciate the historical development and patterns of children’s and babies’ health over the last 150 years
  • understand geographic and socioeconomic inequalities in the health of young children
  • describe current issues in young children’s health physically and mentally
  • identify some of the ways in which the physical health and mental health of young children are linked
  • identify broad risk factors and protective factors for babies’ and young childrens’ health.