Pedersen, T. (2018, December 30). How Teens Handle Stress Can Yield Long-Term Health Effects. Retrieved February 27, 2019

Researchers found that teenagers who used cognitive reappraisal in response to chronic family stress had improved waist-to-hip ratios and blood pressure, while those who responded using suppression had increased odds of inflammation, even though anti-inflammatory signals were present. The findings in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine suggest the association between coping mechanisms developed in adolescence and long-term health, researchers said.

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