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Mom’s Affection (Would’ve) Helped

PsychCentral:  Early Life Experiences Boost Adult Mental Health.

A new study suggests infants who receive strong affection from their mothers are well equipped to cope with life stressors as adults.  Although the sample is small, the research is meaningful. Most prior studies have relied on recall; few have tracked participants from childhood to adult life, say the authors.

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW