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York U’s OUCH lab pain study links children’s fear of needles to parent behaviour

TORONTO, May 18, 2016 – More than half of children are scared of needles; York University researchers have found a strong connection between this fear in anticipation of a jab and their parents’ behaviour during infant vaccinations. Psychology Professor Rebecca Pillai Riddell’s lab investigated factors contributing to the anxiety that preschoolers experience in anticipation of […]