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Self-Esteem of Kids with Short Stature Tied to Social Supports, not Height

[Source: Medical X-Press; Image Credit Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain]

Challenging the assumption that short stature negatively impacts children and adolescents’ self-esteem, a new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has found that in otherwise healthy short youth, quality of life and self-esteem are associated with coping skills and how supported they feel and not the degree of their short stature. The findings were published in The Journal of Pediatrics.

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