Investigating Childhood Stress Association With Blood Indicator of Chronic Inflammation

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: Researchers looked at whether exposure to adverse experiences, stress, and violence among 1,400 children in the United Kingdom was associated at age 18 with elevated levels in the blood of an indicator of chronic inflammation.

Author: Line Jee Hartmann Rasmussen, Ph.D., of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.3875)

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