Childhood Trauma And Emotional Neglect Can Affect Genes

Emotional Neglect And Epigenetics. Studies suggest that emotional neglect / emotional deprivation and a lack of warm, affectionate, loving nurture in childhood can, in effect, switch off crucial genes that help us to regulate stress. This is thought to be due to a phenomenon known as an epigenetic modification. What Is Meant By The Term ‘EPIGENETICS?’ …