Adversity in teen years can have later physiological consequences

10/28/2011 | United Press International

A study in the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine revealed that financial and social adversity during adolescence and young adulthood had physiological consequences during middle age. Researchers assessed the chronic stress levels of 822 participants at age 43, and noted that adolescence was a specifically sensitive period for women, while young adulthood was for men.

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