Increasing positive affect in adolescence could lead to improved health and well-being in adulthood

Adolescents with high positive affect may have improved physical and mental health as adults, according to a study published April 2 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Eric Kim and Renae Wilkinson from Harvard University, US, and colleagues. Positive affect is the experience of pleasurable emotions, such as happiness, joy, excitement, and calm. Research … Read more