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Frequent school moves linked to teenage psychosis


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In essence - more stress, especially high social stress, seems to be bad for kids.

Children who frequently move between schools are more likely to show psychotic symptoms when they are teenagers, new research suggests.

Even moving around schools as a young child could have a detrimental effect, the study found.
Researchers said that doctors and teachers should be aware that “school mobility” is an important risk factor for psychopathology.
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