Stress May Impact Kids’ Health, Well-Being

HealthDay (3/15, Preidt) reported that according to research presented at the American Psychosomatic Society’s annual meeting, “stressful events can have an almost immediate impact on children’s health and well-being.” After analyzing data on some 96,000 US children, researchers also found that youngsters “who experienced three or more stressful events were six times more likely to have physical or mental health problems or a learning disorder than those who had no stressful experiences.”

Related Links:

— “Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids’ Health: Study,” Robert Preidt, HaelthDay, March 14, 2014.

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