Predicting adult physical health outcomes from childhood aggression, social withdrawal and likeability: a 30-year prospective, longitudinal study.

@article{Temcheff2011PredictingAP,
  title={Predicting adult physical health outcomes from childhood aggression, social withdrawal and likeability: a 30-year prospective, longitudinal study.},
  author={Caroline E. Temcheff and Lisa A. Serbin and Alexa Martin-Storey and Dale M. Stack and Jane E. Ledingham and Alex E. Schwartzman},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={5-12}
}
BACKGROUND Literature suggests that early patterns of aggressive behavior in both girls and boys are predictive of a variety of health risks in adulthood. However, longitudinal examination of predictive links between childhood aggression and negative adult physical health outcomes and overall medical service usage has not been done. PURPOSE The purpose of… CONTINUE READING