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Childhood poverty associated with morphologic brain changes

Heather Mason   |   Medical News   |   02 December 2022
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Living in poverty is associated with increased externalising but not internalising symptoms in adolescents. These manifestations are also linked with changes in brain surface areas and volumes, indicating a potential neurodevelopmental mechanism between poverty and the emergence of problems such as aggression and hyperactivity.

The study included 7,569 children from...

          

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