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  • Young people's feeling of invulnerability has drawbacks - and benefits

    A new study led by Patrick Hill, a postdoctoral research associate in psychology, suggests that feeling invulnerable to depression, low self esteem and other issues safeguards young people's emotional health during the turbulent years of adolescence and perhaps into adulthood.

    A new study led by Patrick Hill, a postdoctoral research associate in psychology, suggests that feeling invulnerable to depression, low self esteem and other issues safeguards young people's emotional health during the turbulent years of adolescence and perhaps into adulthood.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Patrick Hill, call 217-244-3133; email phill1@illinois.edu.