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US: Friendships between young children can protect against ADHD
Medical Xpress – November 15, 2017
Children who experience social exclusion in preschool are at greater risk of becoming so-called “school losers.” Norwegian researchers are studying what happens to children who are marginalized. It has long been known that children – like adults – can become anxious and depressed when they feel they don’t belong and don’t have good peer relationships. But can the lack of friends also affect cognitive characteristics like concentration, attention and self-regulation?