Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Almost a third of 17-year-olds have tried cannabis and one in 10 have tried harder drugs, such as cocaine, ecstasy and ketamine, with similar rates of experimentation regardless of parents’ education level, finds a new study by UCL researchers.
Children who are hyperactive are more likely to report poor mental health when they are adults, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Child victims of bullying become greater users of mental health services in later life, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Making people aware of their weight problems may not help them to improve their health.
Middle-aged men and women who have experienced the upheaval of separation, divorce and remarriage are as healthy as couples in stable marriages, according to a new study.
The long-term impact of poor childhood mental health is believed to be costing the UK a total of £550 billion in lost earnings.
Having children from a previous partner does not affect the stability of future relationships, according to new research from the Institute of Education.
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