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08 December 2010

Sick teens have fewer friends

Teens who have health problems have fewer friends than other teens and often believe their friendships are stronger than they actually are, new research shows.

Teens who have health problems have fewer friends than other teens and often believe their friendships are stronger than they actually are, new research shows.

"But if you ask the other kids who they're friends with, they're much less likely to nominate the sick kids as their friends," Haas said in a Center for Advancing Health news release.

Teens overestimate strength of relationships

 
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