Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Loss of a Pet Can Potentially Trigger Mental Health Issues in Children

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This shows a little girl and a puppyChildren who experience the death of a pet may experience long-lasting and profound grief, which could lead to subsequent mental health problems. Researchers found strong emotional attachment to a pet may result in measurable psychological distress that serves as an indicator of depression in children and adolescents for three years or more after their animal dies.