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Childhood Trauma Increases The Risk Of Postpartum Depression

  A study conducted by Choi et al., (2017) suggests that women who have suffered from traumatic childhoods are at higher risk than average of suffering from postpartum depression. What Is Postpartum Depression? Postpartum depression (also called postnatal depression) is a sub-type of depression which occurs within twelve months of the baby’s birth and affects …

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Effects of Childhood Trauma – Alexithymia, Depression and Binge Eating

  One possible effect of significant childhood trauma, according to recent research, is a condition known as ALEXITHYMIA; it is closely linked to clinical depression and eating disorders. Let’s look at the main symptoms of alexithymia. According to Taylor et al, 1990, they are as follows: 1) Problems identifying one’s own emotions and those of …

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Childhood Trauma: Nutrients That May Help With Resultant Depression.

Due to the side-effects associated with anti-depressants, together with the controversy which surrounds their effectiveness, some individuals prefer to try to treat their depression in more natural ways; in relation to this, many people adjust their intake of nutrients in ways that research suggests may lift their mood. I examine the foods and nutrients which …

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