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Depression

05 August 2010

Loving siblings fight depression

For young people, having a loving sibling encourages behavious such as kindness and generosity and helps protect against delinquency and depression, says a new study.

For young people, having a loving sibling encourages behavious such as kindness and generosity and helps protect against delinquency and depression, says a new study.

"Siblings matter even more than parents do in terms of promoting being kind to others and being generous," added study author Laura Padilla-Walker, an assistant professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University.

 

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