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Social Connectedness and Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

Social Connectedness and Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

A 32-year study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies (who knew that existed?!?) found that overall social connectedness has a positive impact on psychosocial development in adolescence and positively affects academic achievement. This is the link to the Wired article about this study. Interesting!

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The Link Between Childhood Cancer and Psychosocial Development

The Link Between Childhood Cancer and Psychosocial Development

According to this article, half of all childhood cancer survivors suffer adverse affects from the treatments that save their lives. Hearing loss can be common with treatment of some cancers and this can directly impact psychosocial development.