COVID Update: Masks are still required in health care settings, even if you’re fully vaccinated. Read our FAQs.

Toxic Relationships Are Bad for Your Health

Studies show an increase in heart problems for people in damaging relationships

Toxic relationship pr 600 × 375

George Pratt, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist with Scripps Health, said a toxic or unhealthy relationship can affect not only romantic couples, but also friendships and co-workers.


No matter what the nature of the relationship, Pratt said, they have one thing in common: “Toxic relationships can exist in any kind of relationship, and they are bad for your health.”


Read the article Unhealthy relationships cause unhealthy bodies.

Media Contact

Kristin Reinhardt
619-686-3787
reinhardt.kristin@scrippshealth.org
Follow me: @KReinhardt_SD