Why Adolescents’ Brains Increase Their Risk Of Psychological Problems

  570 word article For many, adolescence is a very difficult and stressful time, not least because of the neurological and interacting hormonal changes that occur during the period. Changes In The Brain : Between the ages of about ten and early adulthood, the brain undergoes three major periods of dramatic physical development as described …

Effect Of Childhood Trauma On The Limbic System And Emotional Control

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If we have suffered severe and chronic childhood trauma, there is a risk that an area of our brain called the limbic system may have incurred developmental damage which severely affects how we feel and behave as adults. What Is The┬áLimbic System’s Normal Function? The limbic system is a region of our brain that experiences …

Childhood Trauma Permanently Scars Brain

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Three critical brain regions that may be adversely affected by significant and chronic childhood trauma are : 1) The thalamus 2) The amygdala 3) The hippocampus Below, I will briefly describe the main functions of each of these three crucial regions of the brain, together with providing a summary of the damage they may sustain …

Brain Areas That May Be Adversely Affected By Childhood Trauma

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      If we have been unfortunate enough to have been subjected to severe and chronic childhood trauma, it is possible that this adversely affected how our brain physically developed during our early life. And, if we have been particularly unlucky, this disrupted brain development could have made us highly susceptible to developing borderline …