Source: Medical News Today
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Date of publication: January 2015
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: Research published in the journal Circulation, supports findings from previous research that suggests child wellbeing affects health in adulthood. 3,577 children aged 3-18 were analysed on socioeconomic status, emotional stability, parent’s health behaviours, occurrence of stressful events and more. These children were assessed 27 years later for cardiovascular health. Participants who had experienced positive psychosocial experiences as a child were more likely to have better cardiovascular health as an adult.
Length of publication: 1 webpage
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Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum