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NZ Herald/NZPA: Long relationships the key to health, study finds

Peter Griffin posted in on January 6th, 2011.

Research carried out by University of Otago researchers has found that relationships of over 5 years – but not necessarily marriages – are good for our health. People in long-terms relationships suffer less from depression, are less likely to contemplate suicide, and are also less likely to have substance abuse/addiction problems. An excerpt: (read in […]

NZ Herald: Portraits of a thousand lives

Peter Griffin posted in on May 31st, 2010.

The Dunedin Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, which began in 1972, has since then tracked the lives of over 1,000 people since they were born, gathering information about various aspects of their health. Although there are other such studies with more people, the Dunedin longitudinal study has gained a reputation for its rigorousness and […]

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