In this prospective study at Johns Hopkins, which was carried out for thirty years, the medical students who in medical school were deemed to be most likely to have meaningful relationships throughout life, were found to have far less cancer throughout life. In fact, the research psychologists discovered that those medical students who had shown the least ability to form meaningful relationships later developed cancer at sixteen times the rate of those students who had been found to be most capable of developing and maintaining meaningful relationships.
Video: Meaningful Relationships Correlate with Less Cancer
October 20, 2015 at 9:00 am
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