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Peer status in school and adult disease risk

As reported by the BBC there’s some research from Sweden which seems to show that children’s social status is a risk (or protective) factor when it comes to drug and alcohol problems in later life.
Here’s how the researchers put it in the abstract to their paper:
The results indicate that the lower the childhood peer status, the higher the overall adult disease risk. There were however


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