Parent-Adolescent Relationships Linked to Adult Health

JAMA Network

About The Study: The findings of this study suggest that adolescents’ positive perceptions of their relationships with their mothers and fathers are associated with a wide range of favorable outcomes in young adulthood. Investments in improving parent-adolescent relationships may have substantial benefits for young adult population health.

Authors: Carol A. Ford, M.D., of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

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