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Kids affected by parents' stress

19th March 2008

A study by scientists at the University of Rochester has suggested that stressed parents could be making their children more prone to illness.

The research examined the parents of 169 children for three years and found higher rates of illness in those children whose parents were "emotionally" stressed. The study also measured immune levels in the child participants and said those with stressed parents had higher levels.

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Article Information

Title: Kids affected by parents' stress
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 6026
Date Added: 19th Mar 2008


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