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Do Peer Relations in Adolescence Influence Health in Adulthood? Peer Problems in the School Setting and the Metabolic Syndrome in Middle-Age

  • Per E. Gustafsson mail,

    Per.E.Gustafsson@fammed.umu.se

    Affiliation: Family Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Urban Janlert,

    Affiliation: Epidemiology and Global Health, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Töres Theorell,

    Affiliation: Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Hugo Westerlund,

    Affiliation: Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Anne Hammarström

    Affiliation: Family Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Published: June 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039385

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 29 Jun 2012 at 17:39 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Mail Online
Title: “Sad schooldays linked to illness in middle age: Unpopular pupils more likely to suffer obesity and health problems later | Mail Online”
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Publication: The Times of India
Title: “Unhappy schooldays can make you ill later in life - The Times of India”
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Publication: Indian Express
Title: “Unpopular pupils likelier to suffer health problems in middle age - Indian Express”
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Publication: Medical Daily
Title: “Being Unpopular in School May Lead to Obesity and Heart Disease in Middle Age - Medical Daily”
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Publication: News Medical
Title: “Social interactions during adolescence can affect health many years into adulthood”
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Publication: Jezebel
Title: “Bullied Girls Are Growing Up to Have Serious Health Problems as Adults”
http://jezebel.com/592196...

Publication: The Telegraph
Title: “Bullied girls 'suffer poorer health in middle age' - Telegraph”
http://www.telegraph.co.u...

Publication: EurekAlert
Title: “Social issues in teen years can hurt future health”
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