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Effect of Childhood Trauma on Health Throughout Lifetime – Infographic

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Severe childhood trauma leading to serious conditions like borderline personality disorder reduces life expectancy, on average, by 19 years (read my article on this by clicking here).

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Serious trauma affects neurological (brain) development (click here to read my article on this) which in turn can lead to severe emotional and social/interpersonal difficulties. In order to cope with these problems, the individual may turn to harmful behaviours like excessive drinking, illicit drug use, over-eating and heavy smoking. In turn, this can lead to disease and early death.

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