effect of childhood trauma on brain

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?’ …

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Childhood Trauma May Damage Prefrontal Cortex : How To Help Reverse Such Damage.

We have seen from other articles that I have published on this site that severe and chronic psychological and emotional trauma in early life may adversely affect the physical development of various structures in the brain, including the prefrontal cortex. In individuals who have gone on to develop borderline personality disorder (BPD) or complex post-traumatic stress …

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