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Effects of childhood adversity linger during college years

The Conversation – Toni Watt

“College students who experienced a high level of adversity in childhood have lower levels of social support, such as having someone to confide in, ask for advice or go to for emotional support. When students lack these supportive relationships, they are at an increased risk of experiencing depression and anxiety. These are a few of the findings from our peer-reviewed study published in 2020 in the Journal of American College Health.” (more)

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