1 of 7 American Children Under 9 Years Old Suffer From Mental Disorder, Study Says

The fight against mental health in children is becoming serious as time pass. It has already affected a number of children and their families. According to a federal health official's report, there is approximately one in seven children living in the United States who is battling a mental disorder.

Researchers have been studying data given by parents during the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health trying to find out if there are any reported cases of speech and language problems, learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, and more, Science Daily reported.